Kerala Simple Ghee Rice

Kerala Simple Ghee Rice –

Kerala Simple Ghee Rice

Ghee rice or Neyi choru
Prep Time 30 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people



  • Grind cardamom, cloves, cinnamon and pepper.
  • Grind chillies, garlic and ginger with a little water to a fine paste.
  • Heat Ghee in a pan.
  • Add bay leaf, carrot and 1/2 the onion. Fry for 3 minutes.
  • Add ginger garlic paste. Stir and fry for 2 minutes.
  • Add the ground spices.
  • Add washed and drained rice. Fry for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add coconut milk, salt and one cup of water.
  • Stir and bring to boil.
  • Cover and cook on very low heat for 1/2 hour or till rice is done.
  • Heat a tbsp of oil in another pan.
  • Add the remaining onion and fry till golden brown.
  • Add the cashew nuts and raisins. Fry for a minute.
  • Spread the fried onions, cashews and raisins over the rice before serving.
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Response (12)
  1. i
    itsme November 3, 2006

    You have not mentioned what type rice is to be used. Is it Basmati rice or any other ordinary rice?

  2. B
    Beena May 14, 2007

    Ghee rice without ghee?

  3. m
    madhan August 27, 2007

    please dont cheat others & dont waste others time ,by giving this funny ghee rice without ghee.try to copy from the good book

  4. s
    sm November 3, 2006

    Is this Ghee rice or Coconut rice? The preparation looks more like that of coconut rice or veg fried rice! Ghee is not at all used in the preparation.

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