Total Time
Prep 8 mins
Cook 25 mins

To serve with curries and stirfrys


  1. Wash and drain teh rice well.
  2. peel and finely chop the onion.
  3. Heat oil over medium heat and add the onion, cinnamon stick, 3/4 of the coconut and lime zest. Gently fry, without browning, until the onion is soft.
  4. Add the rice and salt and mix well. Add the water, mix well and bring to the boil.
  5. Cover tightly, turn the heat down to the lowest setting, and cook for 20 minutes without uncovering for any reason.
  6. Toast the remaining 1/4 of the coconut in a dry pan until browned.
  7. Remove rice from heat and let stand, without uncovering for 5 minutes. Uncover and fluff with fork.
  8. Sprinkle with toasted coconut.

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