Coconut rice can be served with a variety of thai and indian dishes such as curries stir fried vegetables fish and seafood mains this easy coconut rice recipe is made in a rice cooker and as the starchy nutty and slightly floral notes of coconut and jasmine rice play together so well this may become your default rice side dish for asian.

How to cook jasmine rice jasmine rice is a lovely subtly perfumed rice used across south east asia it rsquo s strongly associated with thai food and used for serving with everything from thai marinated chicken to chilli basil stir fry satay skewers and the many thai curries out there it rsquo s also used to make thai fried rice and pineapple fried rice which is the hellip.

While jasmine is a long grain rice it contains less amylose than regular long grain white rice and cooks up slightly sticky easy coconut rice made in a rice cooker 30 mins ratings vegetarian thai pineapple fried rice 40 mins hellip.

This was so good i made this last night using full fat coconut milk b c its what i had in the pantry i also omitted the water and it was still quite soupy instead of dicing up a tomato i drained a can of petite diced tomatoes and used those i served with jasmine rice and grilled naan bread the leftovers were even better the next day.