Butter rice or Makhani Chawal is a tasty and delicious rice dish variety in the Indian cuisine. This rice will be aromatic and tastes wonderful. You can make this rice in many ways, this method is a very easy and simple method for preparing this rice. Whenever you want to give a makeover to a normal and plain steamed rice then you can make this tasty butter rice. This rice recipe can be easily doubled, tripled or halved. I used unsalted white butter for this recipe but you can also use yellow butter or salted butter.

Butter rice or Makhani Chawal can be served as a main dish. You can serve this rice with North Indian dal varieties like dal fry, dal makhani etc. You can also serve it with gravy like paneer butter masala, rajma masala, mushroom masala etc. While serving this delicious rice garnish it with some chopped mint or coriander leaves.

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Butter rice Recipe | How to make Butter rice
Butter rice or Makhani Chawal is a tasty and delicious rice dish variety in the Indian cuisine.
Butter rice
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Passive Time 45 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Passive Time 45 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Butter rice
Instructions
  1. First, rinse basmati rice in running water and then soak the rice for about 30 minutes in enough water. Then drain and keep aside.
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  2. In a pan, keeping flame to a low add 2 tsp white or salted butter.
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  3. Let the butter melt.
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  4. When the butter almost melts, add tej patta, cinnamon, cloves and green cardamoms.
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  5. Next, add cashews.
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  6. Saute the cashews on a low flame.
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  7. Saute until cashews turn golden in color, You can also skip cashews.
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  8. Next, add the rice.
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  9. Mix well.
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  10. Next, add water depending on the quality of rice used.
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  11. Next, add salt as required.
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  12. Stir well and check the taste of water, it should taste little salty.
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  13. Next, cover with a lid and simmer butter rice on a low flame till the rice cooks well and all the water is absorbed.
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  14. After cooking, remove the lid.
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  15. Serve the butter rice garnishing with some mint or coriander leaves with aloo paneer, mushroom curry, chana dal etc.,
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