Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

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.

Ingredients Nutrition


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

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

Sue Lau January 22, 2013

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!

awalde November 20, 2011

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.

swissms October 30, 2009