09.27.11

Jeera Lassi Recipe

Ingredients:

Curd (Dahi, yoghurt)  :-  3 cup

Cream (Malai)  :-  2 tbsp

Lemon juice (Nimbu raas):-  2 tbsp

Ice water  :-  1/3 rd cup

Salt (Namak)   :-  as per taste

Ice cubes :-  6 nos

Cumin seeds (Jeera Powder) :- ½ tbsp

Method of Preparation:

1)    Take the curd, cream, ice water, salt and lemon juice in a mixer and blend it.

2)    Keep processing it for 2 mns

3)    Then to this add the ice cubes and again blend it for another minute

4)    Now take little cumin seeds and add it to this mixer.

5)    Once done, serve it chilled and to this Lassi, sprinkle the rest cumin seeds.

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08.31.11

JEERA RICE RECIPE

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.