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Vechur Ghee rice

Vechur Ghee rice

A healthy, tasty treat that packs a nutritious and flavorful punch. Pairs well with our Vechur Ghee steak recipe. Yum!


  • 2 cups Basmati Rice
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 6 tablespoons Vechur Ghee
  • ¼ cup raisins
  • ½ cup cashews
  • 3 - 4 tablespoons cilantro
  • 4 cups water
  • Ginger garlic chilli paste
  • 1 inch fresh ginger
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 green chili
  • 1 inch cinnamon stick
  • 2 star anise
  • 6 cardamom pods
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 6-8 peppercorns
  • Salt to taste


  1. Soak the rice in water for 30 minutes.
  2. Blend together the ginger, garlic and green chilli and make a paste. 
  3. Heat 3 tablespoons Vechur Ghee in a big pan and fry ¼ of the sliced onions until golden brown. Set aside. 
  4. Fry the cashews and raisins and set aside.
  5. Add the whole spices and fry for a few seconds.
  6. Add the remaining onion and fry till translucent.
  7. Add the ginger garlic paste and sauté for a minute.
  8. Now add the rice and sauté for a couple of minutes.
  9. Pour in the water, salt and mix. Bring to a boil. Once boiling cover with a lid and simmer. Cook for 20 minutes or until the water is absorbed.
  10. Once cooked mix in cilantro and garnish with fried onions and cashews and raisins. Enjoy! 

Original Recipe by Meghna Agarwal; HANAH employee, Ayurvedic chef, and mother



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