Ghee rice / nei choru / nei sadam

Main Dish
2 servings
15 min
45 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 2
Basmati Rice 2 cups

Ghee ¼ cup

Onion thinly sliced 2 cups

Bay leaves 2

Cashew 5

Raisins 7

Ginger garlic paste ½ tablepsoon

Salt for taste

Coriander leaves


  • Wash basmati rice thoroughly and drain the water. Heat the clarified butter / ghee in a heavy bottomed pan.
  • Roast cashew and raisins to golden. Take it aside.
    Add cinnamon, bay leaves, cloves and cardamom and sauté for a minute.
  • Add the onion slices and sauté on high for few seconds. Then lower the flame and sauté till it turns golden brown and soft.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and sauté further for 2 minutes. Now add drained Basmati rice and sauté gently.
  • Transfer this to a pressure cooker and add 3 ½ cups water and salt. Cook until the rice is done.
  • Fluff the rice grains with a fork.
  • Garnish with roasted cashew, raisins and freshly chopped coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot with Veg or Chicken Kurma.


Ghee Rice / Nei Choru / Nei Sadam, photo 1
Ghee Rice / Nei Choru / Nei Sadam, photo 2
Ghee Rice / Nei Choru / Nei Sadam, photo 3


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