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Ghee rice recipe

Rich and flavoured ghee rice recipe with step by step instructions.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: ghee pulao, ghee rice recipe, nei choru
Servings: 3

Equipment

  • cooker

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Basmati rice /250 grams
  • 2 Cup Water 500 ml
  • 3 tbsp Ghee /40 grams
  • 2 tbsp groundnut Oil
  • 2 Cloves
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1 Inch Cinnamon
  • 2 Cardamom
  • 2 Green chili Small
  • 1/2 Cup Onion
  • 1/8 cup Coriander leaves
  • 1/8 cup Mint leaves
  • 1/2 cup Tomato
  • 2 tsp Ginger garlic paste
  • 3/4 tsp salt

Instructions

  • In a pressure cooker heat 3 tbsp/40 grams ghee and 2 tsp groundnut oil.
  • Add the spices ( bay leaf, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves)and saute for a few seconds.
  • Bring the flame to medium and fry 1/2 cup onion till translucent.
  • Add green chilli a saute for a few seconds
  • Now add ginger garlic paste and again saute and cook for a minute
  • Next, add coriander leaves and mint leaves and saute for a few seconds.
  • Next, add tomato and cook for a minute.
  • Now add salt and mix well.
  • Add 2 cups of water. Mix well, and allow it to boil.
  • Next, add soaked basmati rice and mix gently.
  • Wait for it to boil again.
  • Now, lower the flame, close the lid and place a bowl of water on top of it.
  • Cook for 7 to 9 minutes in low flame.
  • After 9 minutes open the lid and fluff from the corners.
  • Now add fried onions and serve hot!