Tuesday, 11 November 2014

Jeera Rice

Jeera Rice

Jeera rice is a popular rice recipe with a wonderful flavor of cumin seeds. This is a very simple and flavored dish which can be prepared in a few minutes. This dish is goes well with most of the gravies.

Jeera Rice

Jeera Rice


1 cup basmati rice
1 tsp cumin seeds
1-2 green chilies 
3-4 curry leaves
2 cups water
1 tsp oil
Salt to taste


1. Wash and soak rice to 10-15 mins.

2. heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds, stir till cumin get browned.

3. Now add curry leaves, green chilies and stir it for few sec.

4. Add water, salt and rice, mix well.

5. When rice starts boiling, let it cook for 5 min on low heat.

6. Now cover and cook rice for 15 mins.

7. Serve hot with your choice of side dish.

Jeera Rice


1. You can also cook jeera rice in a pressure cooker.

2. Shah jeera can be used instead of cumin seeds.

3. Some whole spices and green vegetables can be added.

4. If you use ghee in place of oil, it will enhance the flavor of rice.

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