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!
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.
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%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
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