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Simple Ghee Rice Recipe

Simple Ghee Rice is a popular Indian Main
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On :
Monday, 25 April, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Saute Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • Basmati Rice - 2 cups
  • Water - 3 cups
  • Spices - 4 each (cinnamon, clove, cardamom)
  • Onion - 1 large, finely sliced
  • Ghee - 50 g
  • Oil - for deep frying the Onion
  • Cashews - 10
  • Raisins - 10
  • Salt to taste.
  • How to Make Simple Ghee Rice:

    1. Heat oil in a kadai and saute the cashews and the raisins. Fry the onions separately and keep aside.
    2. In the meanwhile, soak rice for 1/2 hour.
    3. In a vessel, cook rice with the salt, spices and water.
    4. When the rice is 3/4 done, pour ghee over the rice, cover and cook for 10-15 mins.
    5. Let it cool.
    6. Garnish with fried cashews, raisins and onion.
    7. Serve hot with any spicy chicken or mutton curry and pappodoms.


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