Wednesday, 14 February 2018

Ghee Rice/Easy Ghee Rice Recipe/South Indian Style Ghee Rice/Nei Sadham

Are you looking for an aromatic, flavorful, onepot meal, then you have landed in the right place, yes it’s Ghee Rice. Ghee rice can be made in just 15 -20 minutes and serve it dal/paruppu thakkali, peas masala, kurma , chicken curry/non veg gravies, egg masala or any other spicy gravy of your choice. Do try out this delectable, heavenly ghee rice and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Rice varieties, Biryani recipes etc and have a great day.

Here’s how to make Ghee Rice with step by step photos….
Ingredients
Basmati Rice
1 cup
Onion
1 big sliced
Green Chillies
3
Ginger & Garlic Paste
1 tbsp
Salt
As needed
Water
2 cups

For Tempering

Ghee
1 tbsp
Cinnamon Sticks/Pattai
1-2
Cloves/Kirambu
2-3
Green Cardamom/Elachi
2
Bay Leaf/Birinji elai
1
Cashew nuts
6-8
Black Pepper corns
½ tsp
Preparation Time: 10 minutes     
Cooking Time: 20-25 min
Serves: 2-3

Author: Priya Anandakumar

Method
Wash the basmati rice atleast 2-3 times and drain the water. Add fresh water and soak it for about 20 -25 minutes and then drain the water.


Heat ghee in a heavy bottomed vessel or pressure cooker, add cinnamon sticks, cloves, elachi, bay leaf, black pepper corns and fry for 30-40 seconds.


Add the onions, green chillies and sauté until translucent.


Now add cashew nuts and fry for about a minute.


Add ginger & garlic paste to the onions and fry until the raw smell vanishes.



Add the washed and drained basmati rice and gently fry it in oil for about a minute.



Add 2 cups of water and salt to the rice, cover and cook for 15-20 minutes. Give a stir in between to avoid any burning, once the rice is cooked switch off the stove.



Open the lid and fluff the rice with a ladle.


If you are using a pressure cooker then cook for 2 whistles and wait for the steam to release completely.

Yes, mild, flavourful, tasty and tempting Ghee rice is ready to be enjoyed. Serve it hot with dal/paruppu thakkali, peas masalakurma chicken curry/non veg gravies, egg masala or any other spicy gravy of your choice.


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