Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Ghee Rice

sonamasoori rice - 3 cups
clove - 3-4count
cumin/jeera - 1 tsp
cardamom - 3-4 count
cinnamon stick -1 inch piece broken into pieces
black pepper corns- 5-6 count
cashew ,raisins - 6-8 whole each
onion - 1 large [diced]
mixed vegetables - 2 cups
pepper powder - 1.5 tsp
chilly powder - 1 tsp
salt - as per taste
olive oil - 1/4 cup
ghee - 1/4 cup
water - 6 cups

1. Take a nonstick pan add about 1 tbsp of olive oil.On a medium heat add jeera and wait for a min. Add clove,cardamom,cinnamon, pepper corns and fry for about 2-3 mins until the aroma fills up the room.
2. Now add washed and drained rice to the pan and add 1 tsp of ghee and mix it with the spices and fry for about 3-5 mins .Now add the water ,salt,chilly powder,2tsp of oil , ghee and pepper powder and cook it in rice cooker.
3.Now in a pan fry the onions until they turn transparent.add the vegetables and saute for another 3 mins.
4.Just when the rice is almost done add the vegetable and mix well .Cover and cook for5 mins until its done perfectly.
5.In a pan add 1tsp of ghee and add cashews and raisins fry them till it turn a bit brown.
6. Add it to the rice and serve when its still hot.Enjoy....


Kadhyaa said...

Its been quite sometime that i had ghee rice..loved your version..

Rashmi said...

Looks delicious Sowmya :)