Ghee Rice

Ghee Rice


  • 1 cup basmati rice
  • 2 tbsp ghee (backlink)
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2-3 cloves
  • 2-3 cardamom pods
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1-inch ginger, minced
  • 1/2 cup green peas
  • 1/2 cup of cashew and raisins
  • Salt, to taste
  • Water


  • Rinse the rice thoroughly and soak it in water for 30 minutes.
  • Heat ghee (backlink) in a large saucepan over medium-high heat.
  • Fry cashew and raisins and remove them on a plate.
  • In the same pan add cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, and bay leaf. Sauté for 1-2 minutes until fragrant.
  • Add onions, garlic, and ginger to the saucepan and sauté until the onions turn translucent.
  • Add peeled green peas and sauté for 1-2 minutes.
  • Drain the soaked rice and add it to the saucepan. Mix well.
  • Add 2 cups of water and salt to the saucepan. Bring it to a boil.
  • Once the water starts boiling, cover the saucepan and reduce the heat to low. Let it cook for 15-20 minutes.
  • Once the rice is cooked and the water has evaporated, fluff the rice with a fork.
  • Garnish the rice with fried cashew and raisins.
  • Serve hot with your favorite vegetarian or non-vegetarian curry.

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