Jul 10, 2013

Jeera Rice

Bored of eating plain steamed rice?  Then you must try this flavored rice- Jeera Rice !!

Jeera rice is a simple and humble recipe. Basically, rice is flavored with cumin seeds. There are other spices used in this recipe to boost taste like bay leaf and garlic. Jeera rice compliments with any kind of curries or sauteed veggies/ meat. This recipe can be cooked effortlessly, especially  when you don't have enough time to cook.

You can also include this recipe in party planner when you planning to gather large crowd.


2 cups Basmati Rice
3 Cups Water
1 tsp Cumin seeds
2 Bay Leaf
2 cloves of Garlic
1/2 Red onions, thinly sliced
1 tsp Ghee


  • In a large heavy bottom vessel, heat ghee. Add bay leaf, cumin seeds, garlic and onions. Fry until onions turn golden brown

  • Add water and adjust salt as per taste. Bring it to boil

  • Add washed basmathi rice. Cover the vessel and cook rice in low heat for 15 to 20 minutes

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