Ghee rice is a very rich rice preparation garnished with dry fruits,spices and infused with the aroma of clarified butter,that is ghee.It is best served with the egg curry,chicken curry or any vegetarian gravy.This dish is my amma' s recipe and is the best ghee rice in the world and also one of my favorite rice preparation.As far as possible,any rice preparation like pulav's ,biryani I use only home made ghee which is very aromatic.I cant even imagine the preparation with the oil.Anyways its individual choice.So here goes the recipe.
gate basmathi rice-2 cups
food color- ¼ tsp(only for biryani)
- Wash the
rice and keep it aside.
ghee in a pan and fry onions till light red in color.
add the washed rice and the whole spices ,cashews,raisins,and fry for
- Then add
salt ,(food color) and water.
exactly one whistle and off the flame.
- Open the
lid once the pressure releases.
- Serve it
hot with egg curry.
Same ghee rice recipe is used in most of my biryani dishes,only difference is I use food color for few.