Cumin-Jeera Rice

Cumin/jeera/jeerakam/jeerage rice is prepared by cooking basmati rice with cumin seeds, bay leaves and other ingredients

Cumin-Jeera Rice

Cumin/jeera/jeerakam/jeerage rice is prepared by cooking basmati rice with cumin seeds, bay leaves and other ingredients

Category : Vegetarian, Rice

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By Mia Varghese

Published On: 13 Oct 2010

Rating: 4
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40 Minutes
Served : 4
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Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

For preparing jeera rice, first wash and soak basmati rice for 15 minutes.

Step 2

Drain the rice in a strainer and keep aside.

Step 3

Heat ghee in a thick bottomed pan. Fry cashews to a golden brown and keep aside.

Step 4

Add onions, bay leaves, cloves, cinnamon stick, cumin seeds, pepper and fry for a few minutes.

5)Stir in rice and fry for 2 minutes. Pour boiling water into the rice.

6)Cover the pan and stir occasionally. Cook rice in a low flame until water has evaporated fully and rice is done.

Step 5

Garnish jeera rice with fried cashews. Cumin/jeera/jeerakam/jeerage rice is ready and serve hot with raita, pappad or pickle.

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