Saturday, March 24, 2012

Jeera Rice/ Cumin Rice

Basmathi Rice: 2 cups
Onion: 1
Cloves: 3
Cardamom: 4
Cinnamon sticks 1”: 2 pieces
Bay leaf: 1
Cumin powder: 1tbsp
Cumin seeds: 1 ½ tbsp.
Salt: needed
Butter/Ghee: 2tbsp
Method of Preparation
Wash and soak rice for 15 minutes.
Heat butter in a pan, add cinnamon, cardamom, cloves bay leaves and cumin seeds.
Then add thinly sliced onion, when it turns slightly brown add 3 ½ cups water.
Add salt to it and when it boils add soaked and drained rice.
Stir and close with a lid and low the flame.
After 10 minutes open the lid and stir. Close again.
When the rice is cooked, sprinkle cumin powder on top and switch off the flame and close and keep it for 15 minutes so that the aroma of cumin spreads all over the rice.
Serve with the curry of your choice.

Linking to EP Series Spices and herbs at julies space
Sending to WTML at Roshans space started by Gayathri 
Sending to Kerala Kitchen Event hosted by prathiba, started the event by Ria and Rose


Unknown said...

Nice and simple recipe.......goes very well with all currries.

Rosh said...

Quick and flavorful!

Sayantani Mahapatra Mudi said...

love this with some spicy curry

Nitha said...

Simple and quick.. Love it.. said...

easy n tasty flavour rice....luv it..

Achu's Amma's Kitchen said...

simple and quick recipe

Julie said...

Very flavorful n yummy rice..I love this on a tiring weekends,perfect quick fix!!
Thanx a lot dear for linking it to my event..
Cook in any recipe with Cilantro/Cumin as one of the main ingredients & rush it in my EP Series-Herbs n Spices
Erivum Puliyum

Hema said...

Simple and flavorful rice..

Christy Gerald said...

Simply delish n flavorful Rice Dear.Yummy!

Teena said...

Simple & flavorful rice! Perfect with any curry!

Asiya Omar said...

Simply superb dish.

Kavi said...

what a simple & great recipe! You should upload more pictures..

Rasi said...

Looks great faseela..simple yet so flavorful!

Kanan said...

oh yea. simple yet delicious rice.

preeti garg said...

look so simple and nice

Sudha said...

I love Jeera Rice and your version seems so beautifully made - very soft, fragrant(I can smell it!) and fluffy:)