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Fried Cumin Rice

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  Basmati rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Oil 1 Tablespoon
  Mint leaves 5 (for garnishing)

First wash basmati rice 2 to 3 times and soak it in water for 30 mts.
Boil water in a big pan, add salt and then add soaked basmati rice and boil the rice till it is 90% done. To check just take a single grain of rice if its soft but not breaking immediately after pressing that's the time rice is 90% done.
Drain the water from rice and let get cool down completely.
Heat 2 tsp oil in a pan, add cumin seeds, then add boiled rice and just fry for a minute.
Garnish with coriander leaves. Jeera rice is ready to serve!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes
Indian Fried Jeera Rice
Jeera or cumin is a popular herb in Indian cuisine known for its health values. Here is a recipe to make Jeera Rice using Basmati rice and cumin seeds as the key ingredients. Great to have with dal preparations like dal fry.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 207 Calories from Fat 38

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g6.7%

Saturated Fat 0.59 g3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 4.5 mg0.2%

Total Carbohydrates 38 g12.5%

Dietary Fiber 0.75 g3%

Sugars 0.1 g

Protein 4 g7.1%

Vitamin A 0.5% Vitamin C 0.29%

Calcium 2.5% Iron 6.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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