Friday, March 5, 2010

Ghee Rice (Neich choru)


Basmati Rice 2 cup
Ghee 2 tblsp
Onion 1 (sliced)
Cinnammon 1" piece
Fennel seeds 1 tsp
Cloves 4
Cardamom 2
Bay leaves one small piece
salt as required
For seasoning:

Ghee 2 tblsp
Cashewnuts 10
Raisins 10
Soak basmati rice in water for half an hour.Drain and keep aside.

Heat ghee in a kadai.
Add fennel seeds,cinnammon,bay leaves,cardamom and cloves.Saute well.
Add sliced onion and fry till brown.
Add the drained rice and fry for sometime.
Add three cups of water with salt.Bring it to a boil.
Allow to boil until the rice is cooked.
Reducethe heat.

Fry cashewnuts and raisins in ghee.Add this to the rice mixture
and mix everything gently.
Kurma is the best side dish for ghee rice.

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