How to Make Jeera Rice

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18-10-2016, 22:30
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Most simple but the tasty rice recipe goes well with all types of Indian curries.


  1. Wash one cup Basmati Rice and set aside.
  2. Take a large thick bottomed pan and place on the flame.
  3. Add 2 tablespoons of Ghee (clarified butter) in the pan.
  4. Add 1 teaspoon jeera (cumin seeds) in the hot ghee.
  5. Allow to spatter,reduce the flame taking care not to burn the cumin seeds.
  6. Add the washed rice in the pan and salt to taste.Mix with cumin seeds.
  7. Increase the flame and roast the rice for five minutes.
  8. Add two and half cups of warm water in the rice.
  9. When the mixture starts boiling,reduce the flame and cover the pan.
  10. Leave on the reduced flame for about 10 minutes.Remove the lid and mix. Turn off the flame.
  11. Leave for another 6 to 8 minutes covered with the lid.
  12. Check the rice grains for soft cook.
  13. Finished.


  • One cup Basmati rice
  • Two tablespoon ghee (clarified butter)
  • One teaspoon cumin seeds
  • Salt to taste
  • Warm water, 2 1/2 cups


  • If like you can add a finely chopped onion to the ghee cumin mixture and fry till brown and then add rice.
  • Ghee can be replaced with refined oil but ghee accentuates the flavour of basmati rice.
  • A little bit of corn would taste great.
  • Adding pepper seeds gives it a sharper taste.
  • A little (one teaspoon) sugar can also be added it gives good taste without becoming sweet.
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