Although it looks a lot like the Nigerian Jollof Rice, it is quite different in aroma and the ''coconuty'' taste, isn't what you get with Jollof Rice.
Nigerian Coconut Rice can also be made plain without stews or tomatoes, making it look more like plain Boiled rice, but with the distinctive coconut taste. Coconut rice is quite easy to make and tastes even better when prepared with fresh coconut milk. Nigerians have different recipes for making coconut rice, but no matter the recipe used, the flavour of the coconut milk should always stand out in your dish. You could also add diced vegetables if you so desire. The popularity of coconut doesn’t end with hot-right-now coconut water. A variety of coconut-derived ingredients—from coconut oil to coconut flour and coconut milk—are increasingly being used in home kitchens, restaurants and packaged foods