Apr 3, 2009

Ghee Rice

  • Ghee - 4 or 5 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
  • peppercorns - 15 (change as per ur req)
  • Cloves - 3
  • Cinnamon stick - 1
  • Green chilli - 1
  • Capsicum - 1/4 of medium
  • Onion - 1 medium
  • Biryani Rice - 2 cups
  • Water - 4 cups (2 cups for each cup of rice)
  • salt - as req
  • Coriander leaves or green onions - for garnish

Add ghee or butter to the pressure cooker. Once it becomes hot, add cumin seeds, peppercorns,whole garam masala (cloves, cardamom, star anise, cinnamon, bay leaf). Saute it for a minute and then add vertically slit green chilli and capsicum. Then add thin sliced onions and saute till it becomes translucent. To this add Biryani Rice and saute for 2 minutes on medium flame. Then add water, salt and when the water starts to boil, close the pressure cooker and leave for 2 whistles. Switch off the flame. Once the pressure leaves, open the cooker and garnish the rice with coriander leaves and green onions.

You can serve this with some spicy side dish like Aloo curry...

Yummy, easy to prepare Ghee rice is ready to be served.


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