Sunday, December 26, 2010

Ghee rice/ Ney Chor

One of my favourite dish. Easy to cook, loves serving them to my guests any time.


  1. Basmati rice- 2 cup
  2. Cloves- 4 nos
  3. Cinnamon stick- 3 pieces
  4. Cardamom pods- 4 nos
  5. Star anise- 2
  6. Onion- 1 large (thinly sliced)
  7. Cashews- for garnishing
  8. Raisins- for garnishing
  9. Water- 4 Cups
  10. Ghee- 1/4 cup
  1. Rinse and drain the rice
  2. Shallow fry them in 2 tablespoon ghee, keep aside
  3. Heat 1 tablespoon ghee and fry cloves,cardamom,cinnamon,star anise till they crackle.
  4. To the same pan add the thinly sliced onions and fry them till golden brown.
  5. Add the rice along with salt,water to the above and cook covered till rice is cooked.
  6. Remove from fire, gently separate the rice with fork.
  7. Fry the cashew and raisins in 1 teaspoon ghee and spread over the rice along with onions.
Can be served along with raita, chicken curry, mutton curry, veg kurma. Simple but grand feast!

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