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Friday, January 20, 2012

Nei Choru / Ghee Rice



Nei Choru or Ghee rice is popular in kerala, in northern part. The taste of ghee and spices in this rice is equally enjoyed by kids and adults.

INGREDIENTS:
  • Basmati rice - 2 cups
  • Sliced Onions - 1 small 
  • Cloves -4
  • Cardamom -4 
  • Cinnamon -2 inch long 
  • Ghee - 4 tbsp
  • Cashewnut - 12 nos
  • Raisins - 2 tbsp
  • Thinly sliced Onion - 1 small(for garnishing)
  • Salt to taste
  • Water- 4 cups

PREPARATION METHOD:
  • Wash the rice and drain it.
  • Heat 1 tbsp ghee in a pan 
  • Fry cashews and raisins and keep it aside.
  • Add 1 tbsp Ghee and fry the thinly sliced onions(for garnishing) until golden brown and remove it.
  • Add the remaining Ghee in the same pan and saute all the spices for 2 minutes.
  • Add sliced onions and saute the onion until translucent.
  • Add the drained rice to the pan .
  • Stir continuously and fry for 3-4 minutes.
  • Add water and salt to the pan.
  • Cover the pan with a lid and let it cook.
  • Remove from the fire when the rice is cooked and all water has been absorbed .
  • Garnish the rice with fried Onion, Cashewnut and raisins.

Recommended Combination: Serve hot with Chicken Curry / pickle.

3 comments:

  1. I love this any time of the week..You are making me to have it now..

    Aarthi
    http://yummytummy-aarthi.blogspot.com/

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  2. perfectly made gheerice...superb

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