Coconut Rice

Coconut Rice
A spice- and coconut-scented rice, this is great alongside Grilled Salmon, Thai Roast Chicken, or Burmese Lamb Curry.

Serves 4 


1 cup basmati or jasmine rice 

1/3 cup light coconut milk 

1 cup water 

1 t salt 

5 whole black peppercorns 

3 cardamom pods 

3 slices ginger 

Pinch salt


Place everything in a small covered saucepan. Bring to a boil, then lower heat to lowest setting, cover and cook for 15 minutes. Fluff with a fork and remove from heat until ready to serve, keeping covered. Taste for seasoning.