jeera rice
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Author vahchef Yield No Value
Published Jan 19, 2008 Cooking Time 1 hour
Recipe Type Rices Preparation Time 30 min
Ingredient Rice Standing Time 1 hour
Description: most simple of all flavoured rices is jeera rice and is excellent accompaniment with all dishes

Recipe of jeera rice

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Safron Color 1 Pinch
Salt 1 To Taste
Butter Or Oil 1 Tablespoons
Jeera (cumin) 1 Teaspoons
Fried Onion 1 Teaspoons
Mint (optional) 1/4 Bunch
Coriander Leaves 1/4 Bunch
Gr Chilli 2 Numbers
Water 2 Cup
Basmathi Rice 1 Cup


heat oil in a pan

add cumin ,gr chilli , mint and coriander fry add water twice the amount of measured rice

bring the water to boil add salt

add pre soaked rice bring it to boil till 90% of water is absorbed add fried onion and safron color

and reduce the flame to minmal and cook covered for 5 more min and you will have awesome jeera rice

Posted Jan 19, 2008

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fifia rajab Aug 14, 2013
you are awesome. I have learnt so much from you. I had such good comments from my family and friends and all thanks to you Chef. keep up the good work. Thanks a million

heemabindu Mar 3, 2012
superb, making cooking easy is an art that too with limited ingredients is awesome. thank you

lrg Dec 4, 2011
Wonderful, simple recipe that went very well with the garlic dal. I've been trying to duplicate a daniya rice I had in a restaurant, and this is the closest I've ever gotten to it. Theirs was a lot greener, so I'm guessing it just used more cilantro and mint.

NOORIN Apr 15, 2009
dear chef i liked your idea about sprinkling fried onions over zeera rice but im confused i heard that we do add gingergarlic paste and curry leaves in zeera rice.please suggest me the right method.will be greatfull to you.

Sarulatha Apr 2, 2009
i tried this jeera rice, it really came out very well. Thank you very much. your great.

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