Ghee Rice / Nei Choru | Easy Lunch Box

ghee rice

Ghee rice with step by step pictures and video.

Ghee rice is one of the easiest rice type one can make and it suits with both vegetarian and non-vegetarian gravies.Try this easiest version

preparation time- 10mins
cooking time- 20-30 mins
Recipe course: Main dish
Recipe Cuisine: Indian
Author: Babitha
Serves- 2 to 3 person


  • Basmathi rice-1 cup
  • Ghee- 2 tbsp
  • Onion thinly sliced-1
  • cardamon-2
  • Cinnamon- a piece
  • cloves-2
  • Bay leaf-1
  • Boiling water-2 cup

To garnish

  • ghee
  • cashew nut
  • Finely sliced onion (i didn't use here)

ghee rice

Quick Video


1.Heat ghee , fry cashew and onion(if using) and keep it aside.Wash rice and keep ready.

2.In the same pan add 2 tbsp ghee and add all the whole spices saute for a while.then and onion and saute till it becomes translucent.

3.Then add the cleaned drained rice and fry for awhile.Meanwhile boil some water and keep ready.

4.After 5 mins of sauteing add 2 cups boiling water and salt to it.

5.Cover and cook in low- medium flame till all water evaporates.

Garnish with fried cashew and onions.Serve with any curry of ur choice.

We had it with paneer mattar masala,it was superb.


1.Never add cool water.

linking to Back to school  event @ haff's kitchen


  1. Delicious ghee rice Babitha. Looks really yumm.

  2. Tempting nei sooru ,I like to eat with mint chutney.

  3. easy but very perfect for lunch box.

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  4. delicious rice n kids friendly:-)

  5. Totally healthy.. Thanx for linking this to my event "Back to School Lunch Ideas" :)


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