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A nice, tasty sweet coconut rice prepared widely in Maharashtra on the day of Shravani Pournima. Tastes simply great!

Preparation time : 15 mts
Cooking time : 20 mts
Serves : 4 people


  • 1 1/2 cup Basmati Rice
  • 1 1/2 cup Fresh or frozen Coconut
  • 1 1/2 tsp Sugar
  • 6 tsp Ghee
  • 1/2 tsp Saffron
  • Cardamom powder to taste
  • 1 inch Cinnamon stick
  • 3 to 4 Green Cardamom
  • 5 to 6 Cloves
  • Assorted Nuts
Narali Bhat


  • Wash and soak basmati rice for 30 mts.
  • Boil water in a pan, add ghee, add soaked rice and cook till rice is 80% cooked.
  • Heat 3 tsp ghee in a pan, add whole spices, add coconut, sugar, nuts mix well.
  • Add boiled rice, mix gently, add saffron water, cover and cook on low heat for 15 mts.
  • Open cover after 10 mts, Marali Bhat is ready to serve!


  • Traditionally jaggery is used to prepare Narali Bhat, you may make use of jaggery instead of sugar.
  • Use orange color instead of saffron.

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No Image S V Naik :     18 August 2016
Nice recipe, however, it takes longer time for preparation and preparation than what is quoted.

No Image Ashwini :     5 March 2016
I made it today. Superb!
No Image Madhura :     6 March 2016
Thank you for comment. Keep up the good work. Happy cooking

No Image Sonal :     12 September 2014
Thanks madhura, jaggery actual kiti lagel (same as sugar)?and sakhar bhat(saffron sugar rice) recipe post kar shill ka?

No Image chitra joshi :     28 February 2014
Thanks Madhura for this mouthwatering Narali bhat..

No Image aparna :     7 August 2013
Mala poona bakarychi veg.patice recipe milu shakel ka?