Jeera Fried Rice in 10 minutes

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: One-Dish Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 2 cups - Rice
  • 2 tbsp - cumin seeds
  • 2 tbsp - Halved cashews
  • 9 to 10 - Whole pepper corns
  • 2 - Bay leaves
  • 5 cups - Water (approx.)
  • 2 tsp - sugar
  • 1/2 tsp - Clove-cinnamon powder
  • 4 - Onions, cut into rings
  • 4 tbsp - ghee
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Jeera Fried Rice in 10 minutes

  • Wash rice well and soak in salt water for about half an hour.
  • Heat ghee in a heavy bottomed pan.
  • Add onions and fry till dark brown and crisp.
  • Drain and keep aside.
  • To the same pan, add cashews.
  • Fry till it turns light brown, drain and keep side.
  • Add jeera, peppercorns, bay leaf to the ghee.
  • Stir fry for a few seconds.
  • Drain and add rice.
  • Keep the drained water aside.
  • Add sugar, stir gently, frying rice till light brown.
  • Add the spice powder and stir.
  • Add salt water and bring to a boil.
  • Simmer covered, till rice is cooked and water evaporates.
  • Each grain should be separate.
  • Serve hot with dal fry, rajma or a spicy gravy vegetable.
  • Roasted pepper papad can be served as an accompaniment to this dish.