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Recipe for Ghee Rice

Updated on February 12, 2015
Ghee Rice
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It is a simple and tasty dish and tastes good with any type of side dish.This recipe requires few ingredients and short time to prepare.If you use pressure cooker you can finish cooking in 10 minutes.

Cook Time

Prep time: 5 min
Cook time: 15 min
Ready in: 20 min
Yields: 2


  • 200 gms Basmati rice
  • 1 Onion, sliced
  • 1 Cinnamon
  • 2 cardamon, crushed
  • 2 green chillies, cut
  • 2 tablespoon ghee
  • 5 grams cashew nuts
  • 100 ml Milk

Recipe for Ghee rice

  1. Wash the rice grains and soak it for 5 minutes.Drain the water and keep it ready for cooking.
  2. In a cooking pan add 1 tablespoon of ghee and fry the rice till they become dry. Add one more spoon of ghee add cinnamon,cardamom,sliced onions,green chillies and fry till they leave out the flavors.
  3. Add 100ml of water and bring it to boil.Now add fried rice then 100ml of milk. Add salt and cover it with lid to get cooked.Stir occasionally to avoid lumps and burnt rice.
  4. Once the rice is cooked(when you press the grain in between the fingers it will be soft,and sticky,but must not break) remove it in a serving bowl and garnish with cashew nuts.
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Nutritional value of Ghee

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1 tablespoon
Calories 469
Calories from Fat117
% Daily Value *
Fat 13 g20%
Saturated fat 8 g40%
Unsaturated fat 0 g
Carbohydrates 4 g1%
Sugar 0 g
Fiber 0 g
Protein 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 0 mg
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

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