Simple Ghee Rice

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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  • 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

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