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Jeera Rice Recipe Step By Step Instructions

Jeera Rice Recipe | Cumin Rice

Jeera Rice is a simple rice dish flavored with Cumin Seeds and selected Indian spices. It is a versatile dish that goes well with any curry.
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Recipe Info

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Servings 4
Category Main Course
Cuisine Indian

Nutrition

Calories: 136kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g

Ingredients For Jeera Rice Recipe | Cumin Rice
  

  • 2 Cups Rice
  • 2 Teaspoons Cumin Seeds
  • 1 Bay Leaf (Tej Patta)
  • 3 Cloves (Laung)
  • 2 Green Cardamoms (Choti Elaichi)
  • 1 Strand of Mace (Javitri)
  • 1 Inch Stick of Cinnamon (Dalchini)
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 4 Cups Water
  • 2 Teaspoons Oil
  • 1/2 Cup Coriander Leaves

Step By Step Instructions for Jeera Rice Recipe | Cumin Rice
 

  • Heat some oil in a pressure cooker. Add cumin seeds and fry them for a few seconds till they start to splutter.
    2 Teaspoons Cumin Seeds
    Jeera Rice Recipe Step By Step Instructions 1
  • Add bay leaf (tej patta), green cardamom (choti elaichi), mace strand (javitri), cloves (laung) and a small stick of cinnamon (dalchini).
    1 Bay Leaf (Tej Patta), 3 Cloves (Laung), 2 Green Cardamoms (Choti Elaichi), 1 Strand of Mace (Javitri), 1 Inch Stick of Cinnamon (Dalchini)
    Jeera Rice Recipe Step By Step Instructions 2
  • Wash rice thoroughly and add them to the pan.
    2 Cups Rice
    Jeera Rice Recipe Step By Step Instructions 3
  • Also add water and salt to taste.
    4 Cups Water, 1 Teaspoon Salt
    Jeera Rice Recipe Step By Step Instructions 4
  • Pressure cook the rice for 10 minutes. The rice should be cooked but it should not become mushy.
    Jeera Rice Recipe Step By Step Instructions 5
  • Finally add a few chopped coriander leaves and mix well.
    1/2 Cup Coriander Leaves
    Jeera Rice Recipe Step By Step Instructions 6
  • Jeera Rice is ready. You can garnish the rice with caramelized or deep fried onion slices and serve it with any Indian Gravy or Dal.
    Jeera Rice Recipe Step By Step Instructions