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How To Make Malabar Ghee Rice

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This malabar ghee rice is delicious and very tempting. Try this recipe and you will get to know how simple it is to make.
  Basmati rice 500 Gram
  Water 1 Liter
  Onion 100 Gram, chopped
  Carrot 4 , chopped
  Pineapple 50 Gram, chopped
  Cashew nuts 50 Gram
  Raisins 50 Gram
  Jeera 20 Gram
  Dalda/Ghee 2 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Cardamom 10 Gram
  Pepper 20 Gram
  Cloves 1 Teaspoon
  Curry leaves 6
  Salt To Taste

1. In a pan and put 2 teaspoons of dalda and melt it. Add cashew nuts and raisins and lightly fry them. Set aside.
2. Remove them from the heat and transfer to a bowl.
3. In the same pan, add 1 tablespoon of dalda and add onions. Make them little brown and keep aside.
4. In a pressure cooker and put 1 tablespoon of dalda and melt it.
5. Add in the fried onions and stir well.
6. Stir in carrots and pineapple. Add cardamom, pepper, jeera and mix well.
7. Pour water and stir well using a spatula. Add salt and curry leaves.
8. Add in the rice and stir well.
9. Close the lid of the pressure cooker and cook for 15 minutes until you get 3 whistles.
10. Transfer the ghee rice to a serving plate, Garnish with the fried cashews and raisins.

11. Serve the Ghee Rice with curd salad and pickle.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Indian Neichoru
This traditional Malabar Rice dish, is often considered as a vegetarian substitute for biryani and always features on festive occasions in Kerala. It’s rich with hydrogenated vegetable fat, fragrant with spices and sweet with fruits. This recipe is a vegan version using dalda instead of ghee. It’s a great upgrade from the staple rice for special occasions such as family gatherings, parties, or when you have unplanned guests over for dinner. Just having a spicy curry is also enough reason to make this delici

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 720 Calories from Fat 148

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g26.4%

Saturated Fat 9.5 g47.6%

Trans Fat 0.4 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 203.5 mg8.5%

Total Carbohydrates 128 g42.7%

Dietary Fiber 6.3 g25.2%

Sugars 13.9 g

Protein 14 g27.6%

Vitamin A 205.2% Vitamin C 21.3%

Calcium 13.4% Iron 31.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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