I love this recipe......I've been eating this since I was a kid.........never gotten bored of this............... and never will be. Its mostly made alongside my chicken Kurma.. Favourite among my whole family!Its so kid friendly too!

Ghee rice is a refreshing change for the usual white rice. It is full of flavour. You can even add some green peas if you like ........ ghee rice tastes so good with even simple go ahead and make some for your family! and don't forget to pair it up with my chicken kurma..............and if your vegetarian,,,,,,,,,make this paneer and green peas kurma............happy cooking y'all!!!!!!!

Oil - 6 tbsps
ghee - 5 tbsps
cinnamon - 1 small piece
cloves - 5
cardamom - 3
onion, sliced  - 1 small
green chili,slit - 1 (optional)
ginger garlic paste - 1 tbsp
tomato, chopped - 1 tbsp (optional)
basmathi rice - 2 cups
water - 1 and 3/4 cups
thin coconut milk -1 cup
pandan leaves (screwpine leaves), knotted - 1 (optional)


  • Wash and soak the rice in water for about 30 minutes.
  • In the pan of your rice cooker, heat the oil and ghee. add the cinnamon, cloves and cardamom 
  • Add in the onions and chilli and saute till golden brown.
  • Add the ginger garlic paste and saute for a minute or 2 till the raw smell goes.
  • Add the tomatoes and cover and cook for awhile till it becomes mushy
  • Add the salt. mix and switch off the flame
  • Add in the coconut milk and water. add the washed rice.
  • Stir and check for salt. must be slightly salty.
  • Now cover and place inside the rice cooker and switch it on. 
  • You can smell the rice cooking about a mile away :)
  • If you like ...........add 1/2 cup of green peas after adding the ginger garlic paste . nice saute them in the oil till cooked.

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