Jeera Rice | How to make Jeera Rice

By Vidya Shriram  |  10th Sep 2016  |  
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About Jeera Rice Recipe

Simple yet very tasty rice variation.

Jeera Rice is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Jeera Rice in your kitchen. This recipe requires 10 minutes for preparation and 10 minutes to cook. The Jeera Rice by Vidya Shriram has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Jeera Rice at home without any difficulty. Jeera Rice is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Jeera Rice would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Jeera Rice this weekend. Share your Jeera Rice cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Vidya Shriram for inputs. In case you have any queries for Jeera Rice you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Vidya Shriram. You can also rate the Jeera Rice and give feedback.

Jeera Rice

Ingredients to make Jeera Rice

  • Basmati rice - 1 cup
  • cumin Seeds - 3 tbsp
  • bay leaf - 1
  • Cloves and cinnamon - 2 & 1
  • garlic Ginger paste - 1 tbsp
  • salt - to taste
  • garlic pods - handful
  • onion - 1 medium sized
  • water - 2 cups

How to make Jeera Rice

  1. Wash the rice thoroughly and soak for half an hour. In a pressure cooker, add in 3 tbsp oil, add 1 tbsp cumin seeds, bay leaf, cloves and cinnamon and 3 finely chopped green chillies.
  2. Once it is nicely hot, add the rice (sans the water ). Pour 2 cups of water. Add in enough salt and ginger garlic paste. Stir well. Let it cook for 10 minutes exactly on a slow flame.
  3. In a small kadai/wok, add 1 tbsp oil, add 2 tbsp cumin seeds, onions and finely chopped handful of garlic, handful of curry leaves and 2 dry red chillies.
  4. Remove the cooked rice into a serving dish, and toss in the seasoned onion garlic mixture on top. The rice should look rich and glossy, ready to be served and enjoyed with dal fry.

Reviews for Jeera Rice (2)

Sheikh Zabinaa year ago


Anupama Kumari2 years ago

I like jeera rice! But why this collage? single image of the dish would look better :)