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Pitta/Vata Balancing, Kapha in Moderation

Coconut Lime Rice

Coconut Lime Rice is a fragrant and flavorful dish, most popular in Southeast Asia. It pairs well with curries, sambar, or sauteéd vegetables. It’s a delicious source of vitamin C and it provides a variety of health benefits such as promoting digestion and reducing inflammation.

Total Time
10 min
Simple Tasty Recipes

Ingredients for 4 – 5 Servings

  • 2 tbsp

    Coriander Leaves

  • 2 tbsp

    Coconut or Sunflower Oil

  • 3 cups

    Cooked Rice

  • 1 tbsp

    Split Yellow Peas

  • 1 tsp

    Urad daal

  • 1/2


  • 1/2 cup

    Freshly Grated Coconut or Dry Coconut

  • 1 tsp

    Mustard Seeds

  • 2 stalks

    of Curry Leaves

  • 1

    Green Chili (unseeded)

  • 2 tbsp

    Lime Juice

  • 1 1/2 tsp


  • 1/2 tsp

    Turmeric Powder

Total Time

  • Cooking Time
    10 min

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  1. Chop the onion and chili into small pieces and set aside

  2. Heat oil in a pan and add the split yellow peas and urad daal and cook until slightly brown

  3. Add the mustard seeds, curry leaves and chili. Mix well

  4. Add the onions and cook for about a minute

  5. Add the coconut, turmeric and salt and mix well

  6. Place the cooked rice into a separate pot and mix the lime juice into the rice

  7. Mix the lime rice into the pan with the spices and cook for 3-4 minutes. Stir regularly – the rice should be evenly yellow

  8. Turn the flame off and garnish with coriander leaves

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