Ghee Rice Recipe, How To Make Ghee Rice


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When you want the focus to be on the subzi, then this is the best choice for your Main Course .

Soothing yet flavourful, the Ghee Rice combines beautifully with elaborate Subzis / Curries and Dals / Kadhis enhancing their appeal and giving them the attention they deserve.

However, the best part about Ghee Rice is that it tastes just as wonderful with a simple dal or everyday subzi so you can prepare it on any hurried day too.

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Ghee Rice Recipe, How To Make Ghee Rice

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1/4 cup ghee
1 1/2 cups long grained rice (basmati) , soaked for 15 minutes and drained
25 mm (1") cinnamon (dalchini)
3 cloves (laung / lavang)
3 cardamoms
1 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1 tsp finely chopped ginger (adrak)
1 1/2 cups sliced onions
salt to taste

For The Garnish
1/4 cup fried onions
1/4 cup fried cashewnuts (kaju)
  1. Heat the ghee in a pressure cooker, add the cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, ginger and garlic and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  2. Add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  3. Add the rice, 3½ cups of hot water and salt, mix well and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
  4. Allow the steam to escape before opening. Separate each grain of rice lightly with a fork.
  5. Serve immediately garnished with fried onions and fried cashews.

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Ghee Rice
 on 19 Feb 15 11:37 AM

I love this recipe of ghee rice which includes some fried onions and cashews that give a very nice crunch...I serve this with a curry and it taste great !!!