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Jeera Rice

Sarita.Bhandarkar's picture
Jeera rice is one of the simple and easy to make rice dish. Makes a nice combination with rajma masala or egg curry.
  Basmati rice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Jeera 1 Teaspoon
  Ghee/Oil 1 Teaspoon
  Bay leaves 2
  Salt To Taste

1. Soak rice in water for about 1/2 hour.
2. Heat oil in a pan and add the bay leaves.
3. Add 4 cups of water, cumin seeds and salt to taste. Bring it to a boil.
4. Add rice by draining water. Bring it to a boil.
5. Lower the heat. Cover and cook till all the water evaporates. (Stirring occasionally)
6. Serve hot with any curry.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
2 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
17 Minutes
Cumin Rice

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vandana's picture
hi sarita, your jeera rice looks gr8. Incidentally have posted a jeera rice recipe too. I love the taste and flavor of this simple and easy to make rice dish.
Sarita.Bhandarkar's picture
Thanks a lot Vandana. I love it too :)
deepaspgowda's picture
hi, my name is deepa.iam staying in london with my husband and two kids.we r basically from b'lore.i love to make new friends .i to love cooking.i'll try recipes by doing.i saw ur recipesin was really delicious.i want to learn from u.can u pls mail me this recipe.will u be my new friend.pls mail me back bye deepa
Sarita.Bhandarkar's picture
Hi Deepa, I'll surely be your friend...not only me you will find so many foodie friends and a lot of great recipes. I'll surely mail you if you send me your email ID.
deepaspgowda's picture
hi,sarita thx for giving id is u tell how to search the recipes in bye
Ganesh.Dutta's picture
With any Indian curry it makes a great taste. By the way this is wonderful Jeera rice recipe. Thanks for sharing.
Sarita.Bhandarkar's picture
Thanks Ganesh.
ramyanagarajan's picture
hi saritha i'm a big fan of urs n snigdha's recipes... hey can u pl tell me... can we add shajeera instead of jeera...