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Jeera Rice Recipe

Jeera Rice is a popular Indian Main
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On :
Friday, 1 July, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
5

Ingredients

  • 1 cup - long grain Rice
  • 1 tbsp - Cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp - cashews (halved)
  • 4-5 whole peppercorns
  • 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 Rice:

    1. Wash rice well and soak in salted water for 30 minutes.
    2. Heat ghee in a non-stick or heavy bottomed pan.
    3. Add onions and fry till dark brown and crisp. Drain.
    4. Add cashew to the same ghee.
    5. Fry to a light brown, drain, keep side.
    6. Add jeera, peppercorns, bay leaf to the same ghee.
    7. Stir fry for a few seconds, drain, and then add rice.
    8. Reserve the water the rice soaked in.
    9. Add sugar, stir gently, frying the rice till light brown.
    10. Add spice powder, stir.
    11. Add salt water, bring to a boil.
    12. Simmer covered, till rice is cooked and all the water evaporates.
    13. Each grain should be separate.
    14. Serve hot with dal fry or a spicy vegetable gravy.



     

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