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Mughalai Style Nei Choru (Mughalai Style Ghee Rice)

Mughalai Style Nei Choru
Can you believe you can transform usual rice to highly aromatic and tasty Rice, just by adding handful of ingredients!!? In order to cherish Mugharram, BusyAtIndianKitchen brings you Mughalai Style Ghee rice. One of my friends who is an expert in making these Mughalai dishes, shared this recipe with me.. Thanks for such an wonderful recipe dear!! 

 Happy Mugharram and over to the recipe..

mughalai style nei choru

Recipe For : 2

Preparation Time: 20 minutes +Soaking time for rice


Par-Boiled Rice           - 1 cup (Pulungal Arisi)
Big Onion                    - 1
Ginger-Garlic paste     - 1 tbsp
Green Chili                  - 2
Whole Garam Masala  - Each 2
Salt                               - As required
Coriander Leaves         - few
Coconut Oil                  - 1 tbsp
Ghee                             - 1 tbsp

To Dry Roast And Powder:

Cumin Seeds   - 1/4 tsp
Fennel Seeds   - 1/4 tsp


  • Wash well and soak rice for about 20 minutes. Chop Big onion lengthwise. Slit Green Chili. Dry roast and powder cumin seeds and fennel seeds.
  • Heat Coconut Oil +Ghee in a cooker. When its hot, add Whole Garam Masala to it. Whole Garam Masala includes Bay leaf, Cinnamon stick, cloves, Star aniseeds and cardamom.
  • Saute for a minute and then add chopped onions and slit green chili.
  • After the onions turn translucent, add Ginger-Garlic paste. 
  • Saute till raw flavor goes off and after that add 2.5 cups of hot water.
  • Add enough salt and ground powder. Add also coriander leaves and close the cooker. Cook it for 1 whistle in high flame and after that reduce the flame and cook it for 10 more minutes..
  • Your tempting Mughalai style ghee rice is ready!!