Jeera Rice

Jeera Rice (cumin flavored rice) is a simple and tasty variation on plain rice with cumin seeds. with any  It is popular dish in North India. It can be served with any vegetarian curry or dall fry.


1 cup basmati rice
2tsp cumin seeds
2 green chillies, cut in long strip
3-4 mint leaves
1 onion, finely chopped
2 tbsp oil
few coriander leaves, finely chopped
salt to taste

1:wash and soak basmati rice for 10-15 minutes.

2: Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds, green chillies, onions and fry till onions become transparent.

3: Add mint leaves, coriander leaves and saute for 1-2 minutes.

4: Finally add rice, water(1cup rice =1.5 cups of water ) salt and stir. Cover with a lid and cook until the rice is done.

5: Serve jeera rice hot with spicy raita or dall fry.

Jeera rice served with dall fry.........
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1 comment:

Murali Krishna said...

Its Bachelors Biryani... next time u try adding garlic cloves(deep fry them) and also add curry leaves, they give good aroma..