There are different ways to making coconut rice but my mom makes from fresh coconut, my friend uses coconut milk and water to cook the rice.
Rice 2 cup or
Cooked rice 4 cups
Cocunut milk 1 cup
Dry coconut powder 1 cup
Green Chillies 4
Ginger 2 inch piece
Chana Dal(Senaga pappu) 2 teaspoons
Urad Dal(Mena pappu ) 2 teaspoons
Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon
Curry leaves 8-10
Cashews 1 teaspoon (optional)
Oil 3 teaspoons or 1 tablespoon
Salt as needed
1. Take 2 cups of rice and cook in cooker by adding 4 cups of water. Cut green chilli into long pieces .Cut ginger into very small pieces.
2. Heat a pan and add oil add chana dal, urad dal, mustard seeds, coconut powder,cashew, hing ,curry leaves, green chillies and ginger fry till the cocunut becomes into golden color . Switch off the stove.
3. Add salt and mix well. Mix the above tadka into the cooked rice in the bowl and mix well. I have used a big pan so mixed it in the pan.
4. Add coconut milk and mix well.