Ghee Rice By LF Team

Ghee Rice

India has an abundance of rich rice dishes. Ghee Rice is one such popular rice-based dish from India. Cooked in ghee with aromatic spices like cinnamon, cardamom, cloves and mace, this quick and easy to make rice garnished with caramelised onions, cashews and raisins is amazingly fragrant and astonishingly delectable.
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Cooking Time

10-20 Min

Meal Type


Preparation Time

10 Min



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  • 2-3 tsp ghee
  • 8-10 cashewnuts
  • 6-8 raisins1 bay leaf
  • 4-5 cloves
  • 2-3 green cardamom
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 strand mace
  • 2 big green chillies slit into half
  • 1 bowl rice
  • 2 1/2 cup water
  • salt
  • For Garnish
  • 2-3 tsp ghee
  • 8-10 cashew nuts
  • 6-8 raisins
  • 1 finely sliced onion


  1. 1

    For garnishing: Heat ghee in a cooker, add cashew nuts and raisins.
  2. 2

    Once they turn golden brown, remove them from the cooker.
  3. 3

    In the same cooker, add finely sliced onions and fry until they turn golden brown. Keep them aside.
  4. 4

    For the rice: Add ghee in the cooker then, add a bay leaf, cloves, pods of green cardamom, cinnamon stick, a strand of mace and green chillies.
  5. 5

    Add a bowl of rice, water and salt and mix them well.
  6. 6

    Cook the rice for 6-8 minutes.
  7. 7

    Garnish the rice with the fried ingredients.

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