Sweet Coconut Rice Recipe

Indian Sweet Coconut rice is easy and delicious.  A traditional celebration rice, kid-friendly Narali bhat is fragranced with cardamom, saffron, and cinnamon, for an amazing aroma and taste.

What you'll need: 

– Dried Unsweetened Coconut Shreds – Hot Water – Jasmine Rice – Water – Sugar – Raisins – Ghee – Pinch Saffron Strands – Whole Cloves – Cinnamon – Cardamom Pods – Ground Cardamom

How to make Sweet Coconut Rice

1. Soak coconut shreds in 1/2 cup of hot water. 2. Add rinsed and drained Jasmine Rice to Instant Pot Liner.

How to make Sweet Coconut Rice

3. Sugar, raisins, ghee, saffron strands, cloves, cinnamon stick, and cardamom pods into the inner liner of your Instant Pot.

How to make Sweet Coconut Rice

4. Remove water from coconut strands and add to Instant Pot Liner. 5. Set the Instant Pot at High pressure for 4 minutes. Serve as a sweet side or as a dessert.


– Use freshly grated coconut rather than dried.  – Use Jaggery or Piloncillo for sweetner. – Sprinkle with ground cardamom before serving. – Pan fry some cashews and raisins in ghee. – Use coconut milk rather than water to cook rice.

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