Monday, November 4, 2013

Ney Choru/Ghee rice

For rice:
Basmati rice - 2 cups
Water - 4 cups
Ghee -  ¼ cup (4 tbs)
Cardamom - 4 no's
Salt as required
Star aniseed - 5
Bay  leaves - 2 no's
Cinnamon - 1 stick

For garnishing:
Onion - 1 no( sliced thin)
Cashew - 1tbs
Raisin  - 1tbs

Wash the rice, drain well and keep aside . Take a pan add 3 tbs of ghee and fry the sliced onions until golden brown, drain them  and keep it separate. In the same pan fry cashews and raisins in  ghee  and keep aside. Then fry the spices ( star aniseed, bay leaves, cardamom and cinnamon stick). In the same pan add the drained rice and keep stirring for few minutes. Then pour water to it add salt,  cover it with a lid and cook until its done.

When rice is cooked, garnish with fried onions, cashews and raisins and serve.  Mutton gravy or chicken gravy can be used a side dish.

Note: I used food color. But this is optional

1 comment:

Nik said...