Malabar Style Ghee Rice
Tasty ghee rice, can be served with nadan chicken curry/egg curry
Servings Prep Time
4people 30minutes
Servings Prep Time
4people 30minutes
Ingredients
  • Basmathi rice – 2cups
  • Onion(sliced) – 4nos
  • Green chilly(chopped) – 1no
  • Cinnamon(Karugapatta) – 2nos
  • Cloves(Grambu) – 4nos
  • Bay leaves – 1no
  • Cardamom(crushed, Elakka) – 2nos
  • Ginger(garlic paste – 1 tbsp) –
  • Cumin seeds(Jeerakam) – 1/2tsp
  • Cashew nuts(Few) –
  • Raisins(Few) –
  • Ghee/Dalda(As reqd) –
  • Water 3cups
  • Salt(As reqd) –
Instructions
  1. For preparing malabar style ghee rice, wash and drain rice.
  2. Fry cashew and raisins in ghee.
  3. Fry 2 sliced onions in same ghee. When its color changes to brown, drain and keep aside.
  4. In another pan, add little ghee, fry cinnamon, cardamom, cloves and cumin seeds.
  5. Add onion and fry again. Add ginger-garlic paste and chopped green chilly.
  6. Add the rice and fry till the color starts to change.
  7. Add salt and water. Cover and cook rice.
  8. When done, decorate with fried cashews, raisins and onions.
  9. Add coriander or mint leaves on top.
  10. Malabar style ghee rice is ready.