Kerala Style Ghee Rice

Very simple way to make ghee rice

Kerala Style Ghee Rice

Very simple way to make ghee rice

Category : Vegetarian, Rice

By shahana salim

Published On: 06 Jun 2006

Rating: 3
17 Votes, 4 Reviews
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20 Minutes
Served : 2
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Step 1

Soak rice in water for 30 mins.

Step 2

Heat ghee in a heavy bottomed vessel.

Step 3

Add fennel seeds.

Step 4

After a few seconds, add onion and stir, till, it turns transparent.

Step 5

Add cinnamon, cloves and cardamom and stir.

Step 6

Add 2 cups of water.

Step 7

:- For 1 cup of rice, add 2 cups of water.

Step 8

Add enough salt and mix well.

Step 9

Allow it to boil.

Step 10

Add washed rice and let it boil.

Step 11

Cover and cook on a low flame.

Step 12

When there is no water, remove and keep the lid closed, until rice is cooked well.

Step 13

:- Serve with parippu (dal) curry , chicken or mutton curry, pickle and curd.


Sounds nice and good. I would add the rice with the fried spices first before adding in the water.


It is yummmmy. thanx lot for the recipe.


Try this and came out gud. We can add some friend onions on top to garnish and for flavour. Gud one.


Very good recipe. Very simple. I added 1/2 a glass more water, because I like well cooked rice. Thanks for the recipe.

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