Neychorr Recipe

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  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Neychorr is a Malabar style ghee rice cooked along with spices, coconut milk and nuts.

Ingredients of Neychorr

  • 2 cups rice - soaked for an hour
  • 4 cardamoms
  • Green chilli paste to taste
  • 1 tsp garlic-ginger paste
  • 3 Tbsp oil
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 cup onion - thinly sliced
  • 1 cup carrot - finely shredded
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • Salt to taste
  • Onions - thinly sliced and browned crisp in ghee or oil
  • For garnish:
  • Fried cashew nuts and raisins
  • Grind together:
  • 4 cloves
  • 1 tsp cinnamon - broken small
  • 4 pepper corns

How to Make Neychorr

  • 1.Heat oil and add bay leaf, carrot and sliced onions. Fry till vegetables look coated with the oil.
  • 2.Add green chilli, ginger and garlic and stir-fry a few times.
  • 3.Add the drained rice, stir-fry to mix well, and add coconut milk, salt and one cup water.
  • 4.Mix and bring to a boil. Cover, lower the heat and cook till water is absorbed and rice is cooked through (10-15 minutes).
  • 5.Serve hot garnished with the onions, cashew nuts and raisins.