Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and let them crackle, add cumin seeds and peanuts, saute for a minute.
2 Tablespoon Oil, ¼ Teaspoon Mustard Seeds, ¼ Teaspoon Cumin Seeds, ⅓ Cup Peanuts
Add chana dal and urad dal saute until dal turns light golden brown.
1 Teaspoon Chana Dal/ Yellow Split Lentils, 1 Teaspoon Urad Dal/ Split Black Gram
Now add chopped green chillies, broken red chillies, few curry leaves and sauté for few seconds or till red chillies change colour.
2 Red Chillies, 1 Green Chilli, Few Curry Leaves
Now add grated coconut mix well and cook for few seconds and turn off the heat. It is not necessary to fry the grated coconut until it turns brown.
1 Cup Grated Coconut
Add salt, coriander leaves and cooked rice.
Salt, ¼ Cup Coriander, 2 Cups Rice
Mix until well combined.
Enjoy delicious and mildly spiced Coconut Rice with poppadums, pickle, chips or any just with the salad.