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Ghee Rice Recipe, Malabar Ney choru , Kerala Ghee Rice is a very famous dish in Malabar.
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Kerala
Serves: 4
  • 2 cups basmati rice/jeeragasala/kaima rice
  • 4 cups water(adjust according to the variety of rice you use)
  • 1 cup sliced onions
  • 1 tbsp ghee(for roasting the nuts and onions)+ 2 Tsp(rice)
  • 5 cashew nuts
  • 5 raisins
  • 1.5 tsp salt
  1. Soak the basmati rice at least for 15 mins before cooking.
  2. Heat ghee in a pan or in a pressure cooker. Fry the cashew nuts and raisins, until golden brown.Keep aside.
  3. In the same pan Fry the Sliced onions, until golden brown. Keep Aside.
  4. Add ghee(if needed) i used the same ghee which is fried the onions. Add the cinnamon stick, cardamom, cloves, and fry for a minute.
  5. Add the sliced onions, fry till it becomes translucent.
  6. Drain the water completely from the rice and then add the soaked rice to the pan. add ghee and fry for a minute.
  7. Now add salt and water, mix well.
  8. Close the lid and allow the rice to cook.
  9. Once the rice is done garnish it with fried onions, cashew nuts, and raisins.
  10. This is the Ghee Rice Recipe, Malabar Ney Choru, Kerala Ghee Rice is ready to serve.
Recipe by Prema's Culinary at