Jeera Fried Rice

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup - long grain rice
  • 1 tbsp - cumin seeds (shajira & ordinary mixed)
  • 1 tbsp - halved cashews
  • 4-5 whole pepper corns
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2.5 cups - water (approx.)
  • 1 tsp - sugar
  • 1/4 tsp - clove-cinnamon powder
  • 2 onions, cut into rings
  • 2 tbsp - ghee
  • salt to taste

How to Make Jeera Fried Rice

  • Wash rice well and soak in salt water for 30 minutes.
  • Heat ghee in a heavy or non-stick pan.
  • Add onions and fry till dark brown & crisp.
  • Drain, and add cashews to same ghee.
  • Fry to a light brown, drain and keep side.
  • Add jeera, peppercorns, bay leaf to same ghee.
  • Stir fry for a few seconds, drain and add rice.
  • Keep aside the drained water.
  • Add sugar, stir gently and keep frying rice till light brown.
  • Add 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 or a spicy gravy vegetable.