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Plain Jeera Rice Recipe

Plain Jeera Rice is a popular Indian Main
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On :
Wednesday, 29 June, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 2
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • Long grain Rice - 1 cup
  • Water - 2 cups
  • Cumin seeds - 2 tsp
  • Bay Leaf - 1
  • Cinnamon sticks - 2, two inches each
  • Black Cardamom - 1
  • Ghee - 1/2 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • How to Make Plain Jeera Rice:

    1. Wash rice thoroughly and soak in water for half an hour.
    2. Drain thoroughly.
    3. In a pan, heat ghee.
    4. Add the cumin seeds, bay leaf, cardamom and cinnamon.
    5. When cumin seeds sizzle, add the rice.
    6. Add salt to taste.
    7. Stir till ghee coats every grain of rice and it looks glossy.
    8. Add water.
    9. Bring to a boil.
    10. Stir once.
    11. Reduce heat to minimum and cover the pan with a lid.
    12. Leave a little gap, otherwise water will boil over.
    13. Rice will be done when holes appear on the surface and water has been completely absorbed.
    14. Fork the rice out onto a serving dish.
    15. This will separate each grain out.
    16. Serve hot with any curry.



     

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