Easy Ghee Rice

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • Fresh coconut - 1/2 cup
  • Cloves - 2 to 3
  • Cinnamon - 2 pieces (an inch long)
  • Cardamom - 2 pieces
  • Green chillies - 4 to 5 (or as needed)
  • Garlic - 1 clove (optional)
  • Ginger - 2 to 3 small pieces
  • Poppy seeds - 1 tsp
  • Coriander leaves or mint leaves a few
  • A few cashewnuts
  • Ghee
  • 3/4 cup peas
  • 1.5 cups - basmati rice

How to Make Easy Ghee Rice

  • Grind coconut with chillies. Keep aside.
  • In a cooking pan, heat about 5-6 tsps of ghee.
  • When it is hot, fry cashewnut pieces in it till they are golden brown.
  • Then add a few pieces of cloves, cinnamon and bay leaves. Fry for few seconds.
  • Then add the finely ground masala to it. Fry well for about 2-3 minutes.
  • Also add peas.
  • Then, add 1.5 cups of Basmati rice (washed and drained).
  • Add the required amount of water and salt to taste. Mix really well.
  • Cook covered till the rice becomes tender.
  • Serve hot along with onion and tomato raita.