Ghee Rice

Ghee rice or nei choru is a simple and aromatic rice preparation popular in Kerala.

Ghee Rice

 

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Ghee Rice
Ghee rice or nei choru is a simple and aromatic rice preparation popular in Kerala.
Ghee Rice
Course Main course
Cuisine Kerala
Servings
servings
Ingredients
  • 2 cups Basmati/ Kaima rice
  • 3 1/2 - 4 cups Boiling water
  • 2 numbers Cinnamon pieces
  • 6 numbers Cardamom
  • 6 numbers Clove
  • 1 number Bay leaf
  • 2 tablespoons Ghee
  • 1/2 teaspoon Lime juice
  • Salt to taste
For Garnishing
  • 1 cup Onion sliced
  • 1/4 cup Cashew nuts
  • 2 tablespoons Ghee
  • Oil for deep frying onion
Course Main course
Cuisine Kerala
Servings
servings
Ingredients
  • 2 cups Basmati/ Kaima rice
  • 3 1/2 - 4 cups Boiling water
  • 2 numbers Cinnamon pieces
  • 6 numbers Cardamom
  • 6 numbers Clove
  • 1 number Bay leaf
  • 2 tablespoons Ghee
  • 1/2 teaspoon Lime juice
  • Salt to taste
For Garnishing
  • 1 cup Onion sliced
  • 1/4 cup Cashew nuts
  • 2 tablespoons Ghee
  • Oil for deep frying onion
Ghee Rice
Instructions
  1. Wash and soak the rice for 15 minutes. Drain the water and keep aside.
  2. Heat ghee in a pan and add cinnamon, cardamom, clove, bay leaf and rice. Stir for 5 minutes.
  3. Add boiling water, salt and lime juice. Cover and cook on low flame till the water is dried completely and the rice is cooked. Seperate the cooked rice with a fork.
  4. Garnish with fried onion and roasted cashew nuts. Serve with any veg or non veg curry of your choice.
  5. NOTE - One cup = 250 ml, one tablespoon = 15 ml, one teaspoon = 5 ml.
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