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       Title: COCONUT RICE
  Categories: Indian, Vegan, Vegetarian, Rice/pasta
    Servings:  4
  
   1 1/2 c  Rice                                1 ea Onion, medium and chopped
   1 1/2 c  Coconut, fresh and shredded         1 pn Salt
       3 tb Butter/oleo                         1 ts Cardamon, ground
  
   Soak Rice for 30 mins in 1 1/2 cups water.
   
   At the same time, soak Coconut for 30 mins in 2 cups water.
   
   Drain rice and set aside.  Reserve the water.
   
   Blend the coconut, using the water in which it was soaked.  Strain and
   reserve the coconut milk.
   
   Heat butter/oleo in a skillet.  Add onions and saute until golden.
   
   Add rice and fry a few minutes.
   
   Add coconut milk and water in which the rice was soaked.  Bring to a boil.
   Add salt to taste and cardamom.  Lower heat and cook until rice is done.
  
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