Ghee Bhat

Ghee Bhat - Bengali Dish of Rice cooked with Desi Ghee (Clarified Butter). A simple Bhat recipe which can be made ready in 20 to 25 minutes.

Recipe Ingredients

* Basmati Rice - 200g

* Desi Ghee (Clarified Butter) - 3 tbsp

* Bayleaf (Tej Patta)- 1

* Cloves (laung)- 2

* Cinnamon 1/2" (dalchini) - 1

* Black Peppercorns (kali mirch) - 4

* Salt - 1 tsp

* Water - 2 cups


First clean, wash and soak rice for 2 hours. Drain the water and keep aside.

Heat the clarified butter, sauté the cloves, cinnamon, bayleaf and black peppercorns for few seconds.

Add the rice and sauté for a minute. Then immediately add water and salt.

Cook until the rice is done and water gets absorbed. Serve hot.

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