Friday 2 September 2016

Jeera Rice Recip/How to make Jeera Rice/Cumin Rice/Jeeraga Sadham/How to make Jeeragam Rice with step by step photos

Jeera Rice Recipe is a very popular, common and famous rice recipe from North India. We find in all most all the Restaurant menus. Jeera rice is a very flavorful rice and can be paired with any spicy vegetarian or non vegetarian gravies like Punjabi dumaloo, palak paneer, Lemon dal, butter chicken, palak chicken, paneer butter masalaetc. Do try out this wonderful and flavourful cumin rice/Jeera rice and post your comments here. Mean while do not forget to check out other interesting and tempting Vegetarian Rice Varieties and Non- Vegetarian Rice Varieties here.

Here’s how to make Jeera Rice with Step by Step photos…
Basmathi Rice
1 cup
As Needed
1 ½ cup

For Tempering
1 ½ tbsp
2 tsp
Bay Leaf
1  or 2
2 to 3
Cinnamon Sticks
2 inch piece
Star Anise
Preparation Time: 5 mins                                     Recipe Course: Main/Lunch/Dinner
Cooking Time: 20 minutes                                     Recipe Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 2
Author: Priya Anandakumar

Wash and soak basmati rice in water for 20 – 30 minutes. Drain the water and keep it aside.

Heat ghee/butter in a heavy bottomed pan, add cinnamon sticks, cloves, star anise, bay leaf, cardamom and fry it until they begin to sizzle.

Now add the cumin seeds/jeeragam/jeera and sauté for few more seconds on low flame until they are roasted well.

Add slice onions and fry until they turn golden brown color.

Now add about 1 ½ cups of water and salt to the pan.

Let it come to boil, then add the drained basmati rice and bring it boil.

Now lower the flame, cover and cook until the rice is cooked soft [approximately 10-12 minutes]. If you are using a pressure cooker, then cover the lid cook for 1 -2 whistles and switch off the stove.

Open the lid and fluff up the rice with a fork.

Yes delicious and flavorful Jeera Rice/Cumin Rice is ready to be enjoyed.

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