Jeera Rice Recipe - Rice tempered and flavoured with jeera.

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Main Ingredients : Basmati rice, Cumin seeds

Cuisine : Punjabi

Course : Rice

Jeera  Rice

Jeera Rice Recipe - how to make Jeera Rice


Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy


  • Basmati rice 1 1/2 cups

  • Cumin seeds 2 teaspoons

  • Ghee 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Bay leaf 1

  • Black cardamom 1

  • Cinnamon 2 two inch to cook

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Wash rice thoroughly and soak in water for half an hour. Drain.

Step 2

Heat ghee in a pan. Add cumin seeds, bay leaf, cardamom and cinnamon.When cumin seeds crackle, add the rice. Add salt to taste.

Step 3

Stir till ghee coats every grain of rice and it looks glossy. Add three cups of water. Bring to a boil. Stir once. Reduce heat to minimum and cover the pan with a lid. Leave a little gap, otherwise water will boil over.

Step 4

Rice will be done when holes appear on the surface and water has been completely absorbed. Fork the rice out onto a serving dish. This will separate each grain. Serve hot with any curry.

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