Ghee Rice


1 cup rice(for basmati, water is 2 cups and for normal sona masuri rice, 2.25 cups of water)
Salt to taste
2 tbsp ghee
1/2 tsp black pepper
1 cardamom
Few roasted cashews
2 cloves
Finely chopped coriander leaves

Soak the rice for about 15 to 20 minutes. Drain out the water

Heat ghee, add black pepper, cloves and cardamom. Add the rice and roast well in ghee. Add water and salt to it and pressure cook it.

Garnish with roasted cashews and coriander leaves.

This is my first post for the Mixed Rice Varieties event

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Finla said...

When i saw the event i though we had to cook with different kind if rice in one dish.
But now i get it.
We can make things with rice and mix it with other things

Suganya said...

Ghee rice is my fav. Looks so good. Goes great with all types of kurmas. YUM!

Laavanya said...

Come to think of it.. i've never made ghee rice before... i wonder why?... Looks great and will be perfect with most gravies.

ranji said...

yummy ghee rice..lokks delcious..

Madhavi said...

Yummy Yummy ghee rice EC, looks goooooood!!!!

Sagari said...

delecious ghee rice easy crafts

Uma said...

you're too fast, EC! ghee rice looks too good. Yummy!

Anonymous said...

looks delicious EC!

TBC said...

I've made ghee rice only a couple of times even though it's super simple. Don't know why!

Cynthia said...

A simple dish that always satisfies.

Seema said...

Simple & easy Ghe rice.. I make it too! My kids love it :-) Goes well with any side dish!

notyet100 said...

looks delicious,..nice entry for the event

Andhra Flavors said...

Nice and Simple recipe for my son. always he want white rice...... :)

Ramya's Mane Adige said...

oh, I love ghee rice!! my mom used to make this for my dabba!! :) yours looks delicious

Asha said...

Ghee rice and Kurma always the classic!:))

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EC said...

Thanks Happy Cook...To be more clear, we could even call it as a flavoured rice event..

Thanks Sukanya

Thanks try it out, it tastes great

Thanks Ranji, Madhavi, Sagari, Uma, Masalamagic, TBC,Cynthia, Seema, notyet100, Andhra Flavors, Ramya, Asha

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