Indian Rice Recipes: Ghee Rice Recipe

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Indian Rice Recipes: Ghee Rice Recipe

Indian Rice Recipes: Ghee Rice Recipe

Ghee rice is a delicious Indian rice dish made with Ghee, the Indian Clarified Butter and spices to give the rice flavor and aroma. As a side dish you can use a non-vegetarian side like Butter Chicken or vegetarian side dish like Vegetable Korma.

Ingredients for Ghee Rice Recipe

  • Rice – 2 cups (jeera samba rice or basmati rice or sona masuri rice)
  • Green chilly – 10 nos
  • Tomato – 2 nos (medium, chopped finely)
  • Onion – 2 medium sized made into paste
  • Ginger Garlic paste – 4 tbsp
  • Beans – 1/4 cup
  • Carrot – 1/4 cup
  • Peas – 1 cup
  • Clove – 6 nos
  • Cinnamon – 1 stick
  • Bay leaf – 1 no
  • Star anise – 1 no
  • Cardamom – 3 nos
  • Kasturi Methi – 1 tsp
  • Cashew nut – 8 nos
  • Ghee – 3 tbsp
  • Oil – 4 tbsp
  • Coconut milk – 2 cups
  • Water – 1 cup
  • Salt to taste

Cooking time: 45 minutes

Serving: 3 to 4 people

Cooking Method for Ghee Rice Recipe

  1. Take a rice cooker on medium heat and add ghee and oil.
  2. After a couple of minutes add cloves, cinnamon, bay leaf, star anise and cardamom.
  3. Then add  onion paste. Stir the mixture and sauté till the raw smell of onion vanishes.
  4. Add ginger-garlic paste and cook till the raw smell goes.
  5. Then put green chilly, cashew nuts and cook for 3 more minutes.
  6. Add tomato, peas, carrot and beans with 1 tsp of salt. Cook till tomatoes are mushy.
  7. At this point add coconut milk and water. Bring the contents to boil.
  8. Then add some more salt to taste and put rice.
  9. Close the lid and cook till 1 or 2 whistles or 15 minutes on low heat.

The Ghee Rice is now ready to be served. Serve Ghee Rice with a side dish like Vegetable Korma or with any non-vegetarian gravy like Butter Chicken.

11 comments »

  • Satya said:  

    what what a delicious visual treat ...lovely click

    Satya
    http://www.superyummyrecipes.com

  • Chicken Recipes said:  

    Wow looking Delicious recipe.
    Thanks for share.

    Best Regarding.
    Chicken Recipes

  • Lavern Owie said:  

    Nice recipe, this is really yummy. There is nothing to argue about. Keep posting stuff like this i really like it. thank you for sharing this recipe..

  • Anitha said:  

    wow! it's really good taste, i enjoyed......... thanks for this recipe

  • Anonymous said:  

    indeed very tasty

  • Reena Gupta said:  

    look delicious and tasty...thanks for sharing...

  • shopia said:  

    wow beautiful....very yummy...

  • Anonymous said:  

    Looks good. But just wondering how different is it from a regular vegetable pulao? Ghee rice is more about the rice itself (similar to jeera rice) and less about vegetables.

  • Bharathi said:  

    Yes you are right. Ghee rice is more about the rice. I just added a couple of veggies to increase its nutritional value without taking away the taste. You can leave it out.

  • Anonymous said:  

    This recipe is a nice one. It will e very grateful to you if u publish some recipes of mutton. Actually i just love mutton.

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