Nei Choru/Ghee Rice [Pressure Cooker Method] | How to make Nei Choru/Ghee Rice [Pressure Cooker Method]

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About Nei Choru/Ghee Rice [Pressure Cooker Method]

Nei Choru is another one of the traditional dishes made in Sri Lanka. Also it is famous among the coastal region Muslim community's in India. The flavour of the ghee and other spices makes it more regal. This mild rice goes well with any spicy veg or non-veg gravies, but usually served with Paruppu Kathirikai, Mutton Kuzhambhu etc...

Nei Choru/Ghee Rice [Pressure Cooker Method] is an aromatic, flavorful and delicious dish which is very much popular in South Indian. The name itself get juices flowing in your mouth and this dish has a heavenly experience in every bite. When Nei Choru/Ghee Rice [Pressure Cooker Method] is cooked perfectly it can turn into a dish beyond excellence. It is a recipe of delight which no one can resist. You can try this amazing Nei Choru/Ghee Rice [Pressure Cooker Method] at the restaurants and you can also prepare it at your home. People of different region prepare this dish differently according to their own taste. This quick and easy recipe requires only few minute for the preparation and 40 minute to cook it perfectly. On the Better Butter website, you can find the recipe of Nei Choru/Ghee Rice [Pressure Cooker Method] by Kishorah Zaufer in step by step with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook the perfect Nei Choru/Ghee Rice [Pressure Cooker Method] at your home without any difficulties. Nei Choru/Ghee Rice [Pressure Cooker Method] is one of the representative dishes of South Indian which you can serve in any special occasions.

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Nei Choru/Ghee Rice [Pressure Cooker Method]

Ingredients to make Nei Choru/Ghee Rice [Pressure Cooker Method]

  • Rice - 4 Cups
  • Onion - 3 Medium
  • Green Chilli - 8
  • Pudina/ Mint - Handful
  • Ginger garlic paste - 2 tbsp
  • Elachi/Cardamom - 3
  • Cloves - 4
  • Cinnamon - 2
  • Star anise - 1
  • Bay Leaf - 1
  • Pandan leaves/Rambai eelai - 2
  • Coconut milk - 6 cups
  • Water - 2 Cups
  • Ghee - 5 tbsp
  • Coconut oil or sunflower oil- 1 tbsp
  • Fried Cashew - for garnish

How to make Nei Choru/Ghee Rice [Pressure Cooker Method]

  1. Wash and soak rice for 30 minutes. In the meantime, take a pressure cooker, add ghee, coconut oil and to this add pandan leaves, elachi, cloves, cinnamon, star anise, bay leaf & green chilies. Saute for a minute.
  2. Add onions to this and fry till translucent. Now add ginger-garlic paste and fry till raw smell wafts. Add mint leaves and stir by pouring squeezed coconut milk and water.
  3. Bring this to boil on high flame. Drain water from rice and add to above boiling mixture. Pressure cook for 1-2 whistles or for 10-12 minutes.
  4. Turn off the flame and when the pressure settles down. Sprinkle fried cashews and serve warm.
  5. Notes: Only Green chillies are added for spiciness in this rice, you can use the same or decrease according to your families liking. Also if you are serving for elder members at your home you can add 1/4 tsp jeera too while frying other ite

Reviews for Nei Choru/Ghee Rice [Pressure Cooker Method] (1)

Bindiya Sharma2 years ago
love ghee rice soo much, will try your recipe next!
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