Malabar Neichoru
Ghee rice or neichoru is a popular muslim dish for ceremonies and weddings
Servings Prep Time
5people 30minutes
Servings Prep Time
5people 30minutes
  • Basmati rice – 500gms
  • Onion(sliced) – 1no
  • Cinnamon(Karugapatta) – 1inch
  • Cloves(Grambu) – 3nos
  • Cardamon – 3pods
  • Water 1litre
  • Ghee 1tbsp
  • Coconut oil 1 1/2tbsp
  • Onion(finely sliced) – 1no
  • Salt(As reqd) –
for garnishing:
  • Cashew nuts(Few) –
  • Raisins(Few, Onakka munthiri) –
  1. Wash basmati rice and drain well.
  2. Take a pan and pour ghee. Splutter cinnamon, cloves and cardamom.
  3. Add onion and fry crisp.
  4. Add the drained basmati rice and fry for 5 minutes.
  5. Add boiling water and required salt.
  6. Cover with a lid and cook in low heat until done.
  7. Stir gently and wait till the water has evaporated completely.
  8. Take a pan and pour coconut oil. Fry the onion, cashew nuts and raisins. Scatter on top of malabar neichoru.