Ghee rice (nei choru)

Main Dish
5 servings
15 min
25 min


Number of serving: 5
2 cups Basmati rice

2 tbsp ghee

10 shallots - sliced

Spices - 2 sticks of cinnamon, 2 star anise & 5 cloves

60g cashew nuts

1 bunch of coriander leaves (cut into long pieces)

3 cups waters

salt to taste


  • Rinse rice under water, drain and keep aside.
    When ghee is heated, fry the cashew nuts until crispy and brown in color.
    Remove and keep aside.
    Do the same to the cashew nuts.
    Into the same heated ghee and wok, add spices and continue to stir for another 2 mins.
    Put in the rice and stir a couple of times..
    Remove and add into the rice cooker.
    Pour the water in and wait for the rice to be cooked.
    Once cool, stir in in the fried shallots, cashew nuts and coriander leaves before serving.

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