Ghee Rice Recipe

Ghee Rice Recipe

  Ingredients:   

  • 2 cups  
  • 2 ½ tablespoons
  • 1
  • 4
  • 6
  • 1
  • 3 ½  Cups
  • 2 ½ teaspoon

  • Bismati or other long grain rice
  • Ghee
  • Large onion, finely sliced
  • Whole cloves
  • Cardamom pods, bruised
  • Cinnamon stick
  • Chicken or mutton stock
  • Salt
Direction:    

  • Wash rice well and drain it.
  • Heat ghee in a saucepan and fry onion until golden, add spices and drain rice.
  • Fry, stirring with slotted metal spoon, for 5 minutes over a moderate heat.
  • Add hot stock and salt and bring to the boil.
  • Reduce heat to very low, cover pan tightly with lid and cook for 15 – 20 minutes without lifting lid.
  • At end of cooking time, uncover and allow steam to escape for 5 minutes.
  • Gentle fluff up rice with a fork, removing whole spices.
  • When transferring rice to a serving dish, again use a slotted metal spoon to avoid crushing grains of rice.
  • Serve hot, accompanied by curries of meat and vegetables, pickles and sambols
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