- Rice (good variety) – 1 cup
- Coconut – ½ (extracting the milk from the coconut is desirable. If not simply grate it)
- Cardamom – 1 pod
- Salt – ¼ teaspoon (or to taste)
- Jaggery – 2 handfuls
- Water – 4 cups
Add the rice to the boiling water. Stir once when the rice is ¾ cooked. Add Jaggery syrup, salt and cardamom. After 5 minutes, add grated coconut or coconut milk. Stir well and serve.