Rice (long grain) -- 2 cups (cooked)
Coconut -- 1/2 cup (grated)
Green chillies -- 2-3
Garlic -- 2 cloves
Oil -- 3-4 tablespoons
Clove -- 2-3
Cardamom -- 2-3
Bay leaf -- 1 (optional)
Cumin seeds -- 1 teaspoon
Mustard seeds -- 1/2 teaspoon
Turmeric powder -- 1/4 teaspoon
Onion -- 2 medium (sliced)
Dill -- 1 1/2 cup (chopped)
Salt to taste
Grind coconut,garlic and green chillies together to a smooth paste. Keep it aside.
Heat oil in a pan and add clove, cardamom , bay leaf and cumin seeds. Fry them on low heat until the nice aroma of the garam masala comes out.
Now add turmeric powder and mustard seeds. When the mustard crackles, add the onion and fry until cooked. Once the onion is done add dill , cover and cook over low flame until dill is cooked.
Put in the coconut paste and stir it for around 3-4 minutes on low heat.
Now add rice and salt and mix the rice and the cooked sauce nicely for a couple of minutes. Serve hot.