JEERA RICE RECIPE

August 31, 2011

Ingredients:

1 cup Basmati rice
2 tsp Jeera (cumin seeds)
2 tbsp Cashewnuts
3 Whole peppercorns
2 Bay leafs
3 Cloves
2 Cinnamon sticks
1 Onions, sliced
2 tbsp Ghee
Salt To Taste

 

How to make zeera rice:
  • Wash the rice and soak in water for half an hour.
  • Heat ghee in a heavy saucepan, add cashewnuts. Fry until brown. Take them out and keep aside.
  • Add onions , bayleafs, cloves, cinnamon sticks, cumin seeds, peppercorns to the same ghee and fry for a while.
  • Add the rice , salt, water and stir. Cover with a lid and simmer the flame.
  • Cook until the rice is done.
  • Serve jeera rice hot with any spicy curry or raita.

 

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