Zeera rice | How to make Zeera rice

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BySujata Limbu
Created on 14th Sep 2015
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  • By Sujata Limbu
    Created on 14th Sep 2015

About Zeera rice

This tasty rice dish is very easy to prepare, its unique flavour is loved all across India.

Zeera rice is a mouthwatering dish which is perfect to serve at any occasion. It is a recipe of Mughlai cuisine which is very famous in the whole worldwide. This is very amazing in taste and it contains a lot of health benefiting nutrients. It is a quick and easy recipe and you can easily prepare restaurant style Zeera rice at your home. Zeera rice by Sujata Limbu will help you to prepare the perfect Zeera rice at your home. You don't need any extra effort or time to prepare this. It just needs few minute for the preparation and 15 minute for cooking. Whether it is a grand party or a normal kitty party, it is a perfect dish to serve and to get the compliments from your guests. This recipe follows the perfect art of cooking that gives an amazing texture to this and differentiate it from other dishes. In the Better Butter recipes, you will find the step by step process of this recipe by which you can know how to make the delicious Zeera rice.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time15mins
  • Serves3People
Zeera rice

Ingredients to make Zeera rice

  • 250 grams basmati rice (long grained)
  • 2 tablespoon ghee
  • 2 tablespoon cumin seeds
  • 2 medium sized onions finely sliced
  • Oil to deep fry
  • Salt to taste

How to make Zeera rice

  1. Take a pan, heat the oil in it and deep fry the onion slices till they turn a beautiful golden brown colour.
  2. Put these onion slices onto a plate and drain the excess oil with paper towels. Keep aside.
  3. Wash and soak the rice for 10 minutes before cooking.
  4. Take a pot and pour in 2 and ½ cups of water. Bring this to a boil.
  5. In the meantime, take a large pan and heat the ghee, fry the cumin seeds in it.
  6. Once the cumin seeds start to crackle, put in the rice. Sauté and cook for 4-5 minutes.
  7. Then pour in the boiling hot water. Let it simmer for 5 minutes.
  8. Then add the salt according to taste. Cover with a lid and let cook for 10-12 minutes or till the rice is done.
  9. Serve hot with a garnish of fried onions on top.

Reviews for Zeera rice (3)

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Ishita Halder10 months ago
Thanks for sharing.