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Easy Basmati Coconut Rice

  • Author: Leanna Myers
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


This easy basmati coconut rice recipe is a simple way to mix up your side dish staples. The richness of the coconut milk give this rice an addictive flavor. 


  • 1 (13.66 oz) can unsweetened coconut milk, full fat
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup basmati rice
  • 2 green onions, chopped


  1. Bring 1 can of full fat unsweetened coconut milk, 1 cup water and 1 1/2 teaspoon of salt to a boil in a medium pot
  2. Stir 1 cup of basmati rice into the coconut milk, cover with a lid, turn the heat to low and cook for 25-30 minutes until all the liquid is absorbed
  3. Garnish with chopped green onions
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Category: Sides
  • Method: One Pot
  • Cuisine: Asian

Keywords: coconut rice, side recipe, rice recipe