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Jeera Rice

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Jeera Rice Recipe, How To Make Jeera Rice Recipe

An all time favourite and a great way to use up old rice. Uses very less ingredients. So great for those days when you want to empty your fridge before travelling.

Jeera Rice is cumin flavored rice along some whole Indian herbs and spices, is a popular North Indian food. Jeera refers to cumin seed in Hindi. Jeera rice was introduced to the Indian delicacies through the Mughals and very quickly became probably the most in fashion meals to be offered in the most Indian homes.  Usually jeera rice is accompanied with gravy based dish. Whenever we visit restaurants, generally order this with da... Read More..

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How to make Jeera Rice

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Prep time
10 mins
Cook time
10 mins
Total time
20 mins
Jeera Rice
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Rice
Servings : 0 persons
Published date : November 27, 2016


Ingredients used in Jeera Rice
• Onions (optional) - finely chopped - 1 numbers.
• Cumin seeds (jeera) - 2 tablespoons.
• Left over rice (preferably from the fridge) - 2 cup.
• Green chillies (split) (increase or decrease) - 3-4 numbers.
• Oil - 2 tablespoons.
• Salt - to taste.
Method:
Heat Oil in a pan. Add Cumin seeds and let them crackle. Add the Green chillies and fry for 2-3 mins. Add the Onions (if using) and fry them to golden brown. Add salt and mix well. Add rice and mix well. See to it the rice is separate and no rice lumps are left. Serve.





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Jeera Rice is cumin flavored rice along some whole Indian herbs and spices, is a popular North Indian food. Jeera refers to cumin seed in Hindi. Jeera rice was introduced to the Indian delicacies through the Mughals and very quickly became probably the most in fashion meals to be offered in the most Indian homes.  Usually jeera rice is accompanied with gravy based dish. Whenever we visit restaurants, generally order this with dal or simply a north Indian gravy and even Mughlai curry.

 

In a few restaurants, this dish is also referred to as Jeera Pulao. The word Pulao originates from the Persian term "pullo" which represents any rice that's cooked with herbs and spices along with other ingredients. Jeera Rice is an aromatic rice dish that's a fantastic accompaniment with any veg or non-veg side dish. Jeera rice also goes good with only raita (mixed or cucumber raita) too.

 

All the ingredients need to prepare Jeera rice are rice, vegetable oil, cumin seeds, green chilies, onions and coriander leaves. Jeera Rice is actually a culinary meal in northern India and it is a staple that's usually eaten every day. Jeera or cumin seeds undoubtedly are a strong aromatic spice used generously in Indian cuisine.

 

Jeera rice is an easy and warm delicious rice especially available in almost all of the dhabas. This dish is definitely a popular dhaba food. Basmati rice flavored with toasted cumin seeds in butter or ghee together with onions and chilies is a quick dish with simple spiced and aromatic natural rice full of flavor. Using ghee or butter for cooking as toasting cumin seeds boosts the strong fragrance of Cumin. The aroma is truly tempting and delicious. Jeera rice is an exceptionally adaptable and healthy dish which becomes a complete meal too

 

Benefit of jeera rice:

The benefits of rice contain ability to supply fast and instant energy, control and improve bowel movements, balance blood sugar levels, and reduce the aging process, as well as supplying an essential source of vitamin B1 to the body

 

Cumin is a really good source of iron. Cumin seeds have traditionally been known to be advantageous to the digestive system. Research has revealed that cumin may encourage the secretion of pancreatic enzymes, compounds important for proper digestion. Cumin seeds also help for pregnant women to boost lactation.



 

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vahuser Posted on Mon Apr 05 2010

And it was really awesome... Its so easy to cook and tasty too.... Indeed a great recipe for a lazy day;-)

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