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Jeera Rice- a delicious rice preparation

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This is a quick and easy jeera rice recipe that is sure to be an instant hit as your main dish. Combine it with dishes of your choice and have an elaborate spread for your party.
Ingredients
  Basmati rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Jeera seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Ghee 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Soak basmati rice for approximately half an hour. Wash and drain. Take a pan and add the ghee to it. Put in the jeera ( cumin seeds ). Let it splutter. Now add the rice and fry for 2-3 minutes. Add the water and cover and cook till done. Serve with chicken curry or spicy vegetable gravy and raita.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Rice
Interest: 
Quick
Preparation Time: 
35 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
2
Story
This jeera rice is a rice dish that I like to make for my parties. A very quick and easy dish to make . The rice simply tastes superb with the aroma of fresh cumin cooked in ghee. Combined with a raita, gravy and poppadums, you can enjoy a complete meal.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 412 Calories from Fat 75

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.2%

Saturated Fat 4.8 g24%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 20.1 mg6.7%

Sodium 202.6 mg8.4%

Total Carbohydrates 75 g25%

Dietary Fiber 1.5 g5.9%

Sugars 0.2 g

Protein 7 g14.1%

Vitamin A 0.6% Vitamin C 0.32%

Calcium 4.9% Iron 13.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Jeera Rice- A Delicious Rice Preparation Recipe