Coconut rice is delicious flavored rice made with coconut milk or shredded coconut. Coconut rice is made in different ways and it is popular in many cuisines.
The two main ingredients of coconut rice are of course rice and coconut and I make coconut rice in different ways using coconut milk or shredded coconut because it is simple and easy to make, it is delicious and you can serve it with many different side dishes like vegetables, curry, eggs, other proteins of your choice and more!
easy coconut rice recipes
So if you love rice dishes and if you like the flavor of coconut milk in general, you might want to add coconut rice in your menu but wonder what goes with coconut rice.
In general, any curry you like can be served with coconut rice along with your choice of protein, vegetables etc.
I have a lot of vegetarian side dishes that goes great with coconut rice, so here are some suggestions based on that.
In fact, there are lots of side dishes that goes great when served with coconut rice, like eggs, vegetables, tofu, potatoes, roasted paneer, mung beans, chickpeas, black beans etc or any protein of your choice.
Some egg dishes that are simple to make and tastes great with flavored rice dishes like coconut rice or seasoned rice include scrambled eggs with spinach, fried eggs, over hard eggs, over easy eggs, sunny side up eggs, hard boiled eggs, basted eggs, Indian egg roast, egg curry etc.
Some vegetable side dishes that goes great with coconut rice include roasted broccoli, roasted cauliflower, roasted brussel sprouts, sauteed carrots, roasted mixed vegetables, stir fry vegetables, air fryer vegetables, sauteed mushrooms, fried potatoes and onions etc.
Based on my personal preferences for side dishes to go with coconut rice, here are some suggestions on what to serve with coconut rice if you are looking for more ideas!
more side dishes to serve with coconut rice
Hope you found this post on what to serve with coconut rice helpful in finding ideas on side dishes to serve with coconut rice for lunch or dinner!