Ghee Rice-SK Khazana

Bursting with flavour and taste, ghee rice is a constant part of festive menu in Karnataka This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Ghee Rice-SK Khazana

Main Ingredients Basmati rice, Ghee
Cuisine Karnataka
Course Rice
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 21-25 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Ghee Rice-SK Khazana

  • 1 1/2 cups Basmati rice soaked and drained
  • 2 tablespoons Ghee
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 3 Green cardamoms
  • 1 inch Cinnamon
  • 1 Star anise
  • 4-5 Cloves
  • 1 teaspoon Fennel seeds (saunf)
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger grated
  • 6-8 Raisins
  • 8-10 Cashewnuts
  • 1 Large onion sliced
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves fried


  1. Heat ghee in a non-stick pan. Add bay leaves, cardamoms, cinnamon, star anise, cloves, fennel seeds and ginger, mix and sauté till fragrant.
  2. Add raisins, cashewnuts and onion and mix well. Cover and sauté till onions turn golden brown.
  3. Add curry leaves and mix. Add rice and mix well. Add 3 cups water, salt, mix, cover and cook till the rice is fully done.
  4. Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with fried curry leaf sprig and serve.