Ghee Rice

Ingredients :

Basmati Rice – 1 cup
Water – 2 cups
Onion diced – 1 (big)
Tomato diced – 1 (small)
Green chilies – 2 spited
Garlic pods – 4
Cinnamon stick – 1 inch piece
Cardamom – 2
Cloves – 2
Cumin seeds – 1 teaspoon
Bay leaf – ½
Mint leaves – ½ bunch
Salt as required
Butter – 1 tablespoon
Oil – 2 tablespoon

For Garnishing :

Coriander leaves – few
Carrots – ¼ cup diced

Procedure :

1. In a pressure cooker heat the oil with ghee.

2. Then add the bay leaf, cardamom, cloves, cumin seeds, cinnamon stick. After they splutter add half of the mint leaves to the oil.

3. Then add the onions, tomato and green chilies and saute them. Then add the garlic pods and saute it for some time.

4. In the mean while rice should be soaked for 10 mins, add the soaked rice to the pressure cooker and saute it for 2 mins. Then pour the measured water (2 cups). Add salt.

5. Now close the pressure cooker and allow the pressure cooker to give one whistle sound. Then turn off the pressure cooker. Then transfer it into a serving bowl and garnish it with coriander leaves and Carrots.

Tips :

For extra richness we can add coconut milk instead of water.


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