Monday, 16 January 2012

Ghee Rice


Ghee rice Ingredients:

1.  Basmati rice – 2 cups
2.  Onion – 1 finely sliced
3.  Ghee (Clarified butter) – 2 tbsp
4.  Cinnamon – small stick
5.  Cumin seeds – ½ tsp
6.  Cardamom – 2
7.  Clove – 2
8.  Cashew nuts - 6
9.  Ginger – 1 inch piece
10. Garlic – 2 flakes
11. Green chillies – 2 or to taste
12. Salt – to taste

Preparation:

Make a paste with ginger, garlic and green chillies and keep aside.

Take a pressure cooker and heat with ghee. 

Add cinnamon, cardamom, cloves and cashew nuts and fry for few seconds.

Then add sliced onions and sauté till they turn into golden yellow colour.

Now add the ginger garlic and green chillies paste and sauté till the raw smell disappears.

Now add the rice and fry for about 2 to 3 mins. 

Then add 4 cups of water and salt. 

Combined well and close the pressure cooker.

Now pressure cook for 2 whistles and switch off the stove. 

Serve hot with raita or any side dish of your liking.