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Easy Coconut Rice (Pot & Rice Cooker Method)

prepare this delicious fluffy flavorful easy coconut rice recipe in rice cooker with just five simple ingredients. This coconut milk rice is made using 1 cup of rice, coconut milk, water, salt, and sugar.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Lunch, Side Dish
Cuisine Caribbean, Latin American, South Asian
Servings 2 people
Calories 150 kcal


  • 1 cup jasmine rice or basmati rice
  • 1/2 can coconut milk 200 grams
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • Rinse the rice and place it into the rice cooker.
  • Add the water, coconut milk, salt, and sugar and stir together.
  • Turn on the rice cooker cycle and cook.
  • Serve and Enjoy!
  • Rinse the rice and place it into a medium-size pot
  • Add the water, coconut milk, sugar, and salt and stir.
  • On high heat bring the rice mixture to a boil, then cover with a lid and reduce the heat to low.
  • Cook covered for about 25 minutes, then remove the lid and continue cooking for additional 5 minutes.
  • Serve as a side with your favorite meal or enjoy as is.
Keyword Coconut Rice, Coconut Rice In Rice Cooker, Easy Coconut Rice, Rice Cooker Coconut Rice, Rice Cooker Recipes, Stovetop Coconut Rice, Tropical Coconut Rice