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Ghee Rice

ST Authors meet up – Day 3

We three are having great time together and today we made Roti, Ghee rice, Vegetable korma, rasam, Mango Kesari…

I made ghee rice and a new version of korma today. My friends loved it and here is the recipe for Ghee rice..

Preparation time : 1 hr
Spice level : 2
No of Servings : 3


  • Basmathi rice – 1 1/2 cup
  • Coconut milk – 1 1/2 cup
  • Water – 1 Cup
  • Onion (medium size) – 1 (thinly chopped lengthwise)
  • Mint leaves – 1/4 cup (chopped)
  • Green peas – 1 cup
  • Bay leaves – 1
  • Cinnamon stick – 1”
  • Cloves – 2
  • Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
  • Ginger – 1″
  • Garlic cloves – 4
  • Green chillies – 4
  • Ghee – 1 tsp
  • Oil – 1 tbsp
  • Salt – to taste

Method Of Preparation :

  1. Soak the rice in water for 20 minutes.
  2. Heat oil in the presurre cooker and add bay leaves, cinnamon stick, cloves and cumin seeds.
  3. Then add the chopped onion.
  4. Make a paste of ginger, garlic and green chilles and add the paste after the onions become translucent.
  5. Fry for another two minutes and the mint leaves.
  6. Add the green peas followed by the coconut mllk, water and salt.
  7. After draining the water, fry the rice with ghee for 2 minutes.
  8. Transfer the rice to pressure cooker and mix well with the mixture.
  9. Pressure coo in the medium flame for one whistle and remove it off from the heat.
  10. Serve hot with vegetable korma.


  1. Am an addict to ghee rice,looks marvellous..

  2. wow what a delicious n flavorful rice….looks very temptingSuper Yummy Recipes

  3. Pass on that plate, its so tempting. Perfectly cooked ghee rice, very inviting clicks

  4. droolworthy ! i would’nt mind finishing off the plate !

  5. Really a comfort food. flavoured rice…First pic is too good

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  6. A really nice dish. I am trying it tonight as part of a six course meal 12 guests.

  7. Looks so tempting with the side.

  8. Hi arthi Its looking really delicious..The pic s really good
    Can you post,how to make the same kind of vegetable korma?..This combination sounds delicious…thank you

    • You can try making the other two vegetable korma from us. Soon I will post the other version of korma I made for ghee rice.

  9. Thanks everyone for your lovely comments!!


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