Jeera Rice / Cumin Rice

Jeera Rice is a simple, quick and easy to make dish. You can have it with Dal Fry or as it is.

Here is the recipe of Jeera Rice

You need:
  • 1 Cup/Katori Rice (Basmati Preferred)
  • 2 Cups/Katori Water
  • 1 ½ Tea Spoon Oil / As per your requirement
  • 1 Small Bay Leaf
  • 1 inch Cinnamon Stick
  • 1 ½ Tea Spoon Cumin Seeds / As per your requirement
  • 5-6 Curry Leaves
  • Salt as per taste
  • Fresh green coriander leaves

 1.Wash and soak the rice for 10-15 min. (Remove water before cooking)

2.Heat oil in a pressure coker on medium heat.

3.Add cinnamon stick and bay leaf, stir for a min.

4.Add cumin seeds, stir till they crackle.

5.Add curry leaves and stir for a min.

6.Add salt and mix well.

7.Add rice, mix well and cook for a min. stiring continuously.


8.Add Water and some chopped coriander leaves. Close the lid and pressure cook the rice till 2 whistles on medium heat.

9.Open the lid when cooker get cool down.

10. Mix the rice slowly and garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

11.Your Jeera Rice is ready to serve.

12.Enjoy it with Dal Fry or as it is


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Jun 15, 2010, 12:52:00 AM ×

This is one of the greatest standby dishes!

Dec 7, 2012, 4:04:00 PM ×

I’m planning prepare Jeera rice for the coming Sunday.

Jan 7, 2013, 3:27:00 PM ×

This looks so tasty. I want to try this out by this week end. I like your explanation style. It’s very clear.


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