Colorful Jeera Rice

Colorful Jeera Rice

Category : Vegetarian, Rice

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By Lakshmi Ram Nair

Published On: 05 Nov 2008

Rating: 5
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5 min
Served : 4
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Ingredients

  • 1.Basmati rice — 1 cup
    2.Water — 2 cups
    3. Carrots — ½ cup
    diced
    4. Frozen green peas – ½ cup
    washed
    5.Oil — 2 tsp
    6. Ghee (clarified butter) — 2 tsp
    7.Cinnamon — 1 small piece
    8. Cloves — 4
    9.Green Elaichi (cardamom) — 1
    10.Kala Jeera (black cumin) — 1 tsp
    11.Salt — 1 tsp

Directions

Step 1

Rinse Rice with water until water runs clear v Add 2 cups water and soak for 15 minutes.
2. In a pot with a tight fitting lid, heat Oil and Ghee.
3. Add Cinnamon, Cloves, Elaichi and Kala Jeera v allow them to sputter.
4. Add Carrots and Green Peas and mix well.
5. Add Rice, Water and Salt.
6. Bring to a boil v uncovered.
7. Cover the pot, reduce flame to low and let rice simmer for 15 minutes.
8. Remove cover and stir gently to mix the vegetables and rice.
9. Turn off heat and replace cover until ready to eat.

Step 2

Serves 4

Step 3

Tips:

Step 4

Using baby carrots cuts your prep time.
2. Once the pot is covered, don¦t keep opening the lid to check on the rice. It will be perfect in 15 minutes without any intervention.
3. Do all your prep work (chopping, etc) while the rice is soaking · it¦s more

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