February 9, 2010

Ghee Rice

This is a simple yummy veg rice goes well with all spicy gravies.Kids will surely love this as it is not spicy.Normally for parties with a variety of spicy dishes.We prepare this one for the kids else they end up eating only the desserts.

We were working  from home due to snow and wanted to have something warm and fresh without any spices.Ghee rice came to my mind and here you go with the recipe


Basmati Rice - 2 cups
Onion - 1 no
Green Chilly paste - 1 tsp
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 tsp
Cashew - 5 no
Coconut milk - 1 cup
Lemon juice - 1/2 tsp
Mint Leaves
Cinnamon - 2 no
Cardamon - 2 no
Bay leaf - 2 no
Salt - for taste
Ghee - 3 tsp


  • Wash and soak rice for 10 min.
  • Heat ghee and add cinnamon,cardamom,bay leaf in low flame.
  • Add cashews, make sure it just turns golden color.
  • Add finely chopped onions,mint leaves and saute well.
  • Add ginger garlic paste,green chilly paste (add mint little mint leaves when you make this paste),salt and saute well.
  • Once raw smell is gone. Add required water (include coconut milk in water count) and allow it to boil.
  • Add rice,sprinkle lemon juice and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
  • Serve Hot.



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