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    Indian Ghee Rice

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    45 mins

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    I'mPat's Note:

    From Margaret Fulton - posting this to fulfill a request, times are estimated as I haven't made it myself. Use vegetable stock to make it vegetarian.

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    1. 1
      Heat the ghee in a saucepan which has a tight fitting lid.
    2. 2
      Fry half the onions until golden brown.
    3. 3
      Add the turmeric and stir well for a minute.
    4. 4
      Add the rice and fry for a few minutes, stirring until it is golden in colour.
    5. 5
      Add the boiling stock, spices, and remaining onions.
    6. 6
      Stir well and cover tightly and cook on a very low heat for 20 to 25 minutes.
    7. 7
      Turn off the heat, and keep covered until ready to serve.
    8. 8
      A few minutes before serving, uncover the pan to allow steam to escape.
    9. 9
      Fluff up with a fork and garnish with the peas.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 22, 2013


      Very aromatic and has a wonderful buttery flavor. Excellent! Thanks for sharing-

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    • on November 20, 2011


      I'm glad I've found this delicious and beautiful sidedish!
      Thanks Pat this is a recipe that I think everybody will like and everybody will be able to prepare.
      Super yummy!

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    • on October 30, 2009


      Very tasty! The flavor of the rice is wonderful. I did not have cardamom pods so used a pinch of ground cardamom. Thank you for the recipe.

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    Nutritional Facts for Indian Ghee Rice

    Serving Size: 1 (141 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 540.4
    Calories from Fat 141
    Total Fat 15.6 g
    Saturated Fat 9.5 g
    Cholesterol 38.4 mg
    Sodium 1167.6 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 89.2 g
    Dietary Fiber 4.6 g
    Sugars 4.7 g
    Protein 9.3 g

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