Ghee rice
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Ghee rice

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Time to cook

15 minutes

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Difficulty

Easy

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Serves

2

A traditional Indian dish made with fragrant basmati rice cooked in ghee along with whole spices like cinnamon, cardamom, and cloves, creating a rich and flavorful rice dish that pairs beautifully with a variety of curries and gravies.

A traditional Indian dish made with fragrant basmati rice cooked in ghee along with whole spices like cinnamon, cardamom, and cloves, creating a rich and flavorful rice dish that pairs beautifully with a variety of curries and gravies.

Ingredients

Basmati Rice

1 cup

Pure Cow Ghee

2 tbsp

Onion Raw

1 medium

Water

1.75 cup

Picador Chillies

1 chilli

Salt

0.5 tsp

Cashew Nuts, Raw

2 tbsp

Raisins

1.5 tbsp

Cinnamon

1 inch

Cloves

4 Clove

Cardamom

4 pod

Mace

1 strand

Star Anise

1 Star Anise

Step-by-step instructions to cook

Prep

1

Rinse the rice thoroughly in a bowl, repeating at least three times.

2

Soak the rice for 20 to 30 minutes, then drain and keep it aside.

3

Thinly slice the onions and slit the green chillies.

4

In a pressure cooker or pot, heat ghee and lightly fry cashews until they turn golden.

5

Add raisins and stir until they plump up, then set them aside on a plate.

6

In the same pan, fry the onions until they become golden. These onions will be used for garnishing.

Cooking

1

Heat all the whole spices in the pan until they become aromatic.

2

Add green chillies and drained rice, and stir-fry for about 3 to 4 minutes on medium heat to prevent burning.

3

Pour water, add salt, and transfer the rice and whole spices to the pressure cooker.

4

Cook on medium heat until you hear one whistle.

5

Open the lid, fluff up the rice, and transfer it to a bowl.

6

Garnish with raisins, cashews, fried onions, and coriander, then serve hot.

Nutrition information

(per serving)

Carbs

Carbs

23.6

Proteins

Proteins

2.5

Fats

Fats

4.6

Fiber

Fiber

1.2

146

kcal

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