Kerala Style Ghee Rice

by shahanasalim
Kerala Ghee Rice
Kerala Style Ghee Rice is an aromatic savory rice dish made with rice, ghee and spices. This recipe is a Malabar special and from the Kerala cuisine. This is a very simple recipe and takes your simple meal to a different level. Rather than having plain steamed rice, some more work and you get a fragrant and delicious rice that goes with any dal recipe. This pairs well with any spicy mutton or chicken curry or any vegetable curry. This ghee rice preparation is very simple and easy to make and every common preparation for special occasions like family gatherings or parties. If your looking for a variation from Briyani and Pulav, don’t hesitate. This recipe is exactly what you ought to try.
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Kerala Ghee Rice
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Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings
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Ingredients
Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Votes: 4
Rating: 4
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Instructions
  1. Soak rice in water for 30 mins.
  2. Heat ghee in a heavy bottomed vessel.
  3. After a few seconds, add onion and stir, till, it turns transparent.
  4. Add cinnamon, cloves and cardamom and stir.
  5. Add 2 cups of water.
  6. :- For 1 cup of rice, add 2 cups of water.
  7. Add enough salt and mix well.
  8. Allow it to boil.
  9. Add washed rice and let it boil.
  10. Cover and cook on a low flame.
  11. When there is no water, remove and keep the lid closed, until rice is cooked well.
  12. :- Serve with parippu (dal) curry , chicken or mutton curry, pickle and curd.
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curryadmin
curryadmin February 1, 2007 - 12:00 am

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

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curryadmin October 12, 2006 - 12:00 am

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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curryadmin August 26, 2009 - 12:32 am

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

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curryadmin July 26, 2007 - 12:00 am

It is yummmmy. thanx lot for the recipe.

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