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Ghee Rice Recipe

Updated on October 17, 2012
Ghee Rice
Ghee Rice

How to prepare Indian Ghee Rice?

Ghee Rice or Nei Saadam (Nei Choru) is a South Indian recipe which is made during festivals and other occations in south India. This recipe is easy to make and is a much liked dish among Kerala Muslims. This dish is better served with Chicken Kuruma.


  • 2 cups Basmati Rice
  • ΒΌ cup Ghee
  • Milk exreacted from 1/2 a Coconut
  • 2 Cup Onions thinly sliced
  • 1 small Chinnamon broke into pieces
  • 1/4 tsp Cloves
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 5-6 Cardamom crushed
  • 1/4 tsp Ginger garlic paste
  • Roasted Cashews and Raisins
  • Salt for taste

Method of Preperation

Wash the rice throughly and drain the water. Keep a thick bottomed pan on the stove and add ghee. Add onions, cinnamon, bay leaves,cloves, ginger garlic paste and cardamom and fry for 2-3 minutes. After that add the rice which is kept aside and saute for 2-3 minutes. Once done remove ingredients to a pressure cooker and coconut milk, water and salt and pressure cook till the rice is done.Mix roasted cashews and raisins and leave aside for 15 minutes. Serve warm.

Ghee Rice Preperation Video

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    caiyun 8 years ago

    Nei saadam Ghee Rice recipe

    Very well written. You have some great information contained in this hub. Thanks for writing it.