Saturday, March 3, 2012

Ghee Rice


Raw rice / Basmathi rice - 1 cup
Ghee - 4 tablespoon
Onion - 1
Green chili - 4
Finely chopped ginger - 1 teaspoon
Finely chopped garlic - 1 teaspoon
Finely chopped corriander + pudina -1 tablsepoon
Cinnamon - 3pieces
Cloves - 3
Cashewnut - as needed
Salt - as needed

  • Rinse the rice in water and drain the water.
  • Add ghee to the pan and when it gets heated, add cinnamon and cloves.
  • Add long sliced onions and green chilis.
  • Add rice and saute for a minute.
  • Add two cups of water, salt and cover the pan.
  • When it boils well, simmer the flame.
  • When the rice is cooked three-fourth, add pudina and corriander and stir well.
  • When the rice is fully boiled, add roasted cashewnuts.

If you wish you can add
  • coconut mlk, reducing the quantity of water.
  • crushed cardamon / elaichi
Learnt from: Mrs. Shoba Mohan, my friend

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