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Monday, 7 November 2011

Jeera Rice | Cumin Rice

You'll need - (makes 4 servings)
Basmati Rice - 1 cup (If you don't get this, any rice, preferably long is fine)
Onions - 1 medium finely chopped (optional)
Bay Leaf - 1
Cinnamon - 2
Cloves - 4-5
Green Chilis - 4-5 whole chilis. cut vertically
Cumin Seeds (obviously!) - 2 tablespoons
Ginger-garlic paste - 1 teapsoon (optional)
Salt - 1-2 teaspoons (or as per taste)
Oil - 1 tablespoon
Method -
1. Wash the rice well
2. Heat the oil in a Pressure Cooker.
3. Add all the whole spices - Bay leaf, cloves, cinnamon, cumin seeds & mix
4. Add the green chilis & fry for a minute. (Mom just makes a long slit vertically in the chili coz it makes it easier to spot & remove the chili)
5. Add the onions, ginger-garlic & sauté until light golden
6. Add salt & mix.
7. Then add the washed rice & sauté for around 2 minutes.
8. Add the water & mix well.
9. Pressure cook it until just ONE WHISTLE.
10. Open, mix well & serve with some side-dish (like Chole)


  1. you do it everytime. Fab!

  2. Wat a flavourful jeera rice,love it..

  3. Colourful and Yumm Jeera Rice.Very aromatic kind.Luv it.

  4. nice photography. nice write up. Are u a professional? :D

  5. very delicious and flavorful rice...looks truly inviting..nice pictures !!

  6. Very nice and flavorful looking rice...

  7. Love this simple yet so flavorful rice ~ goes perfect with about anything!

  8. A party fav!!!! Looks mild, flavorful & inviting..And thank u for reminding me of ur event..Just linked my entry :)
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner


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