Pakistani Jeera Pilaf | How to make Pakistani Jeera Pilaf

By Swathi Joshnaa Sathish  |  8th Apr 2018  |  
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  • Pakistani Jeera Pilaf, How to make Pakistani Jeera Pilaf
Pakistani Jeera Pilafby Swathi Joshnaa Sathish
  • Prep Time

    60

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  • Cook Time

    20

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  • Serves

    6

    People

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About Pakistani Jeera Pilaf Recipe

Pakistan ‘s Jeera Pilaf is a spicy version of Indian mild jeera pulao / rice .

Pakistani Jeera Pilaf

Ingredients to make Pakistani Jeera Pilaf

  • Basmati rice washed and soaked for 20 minutes 1 kilogram
  • bay leaves 4
  • cinnamon sticks medium 3
  • cumin seeds 2 tablespoons
  • cardamom green 3
  • Black cardamom 2
  • cloves 4
  • green chillies slit lengthwise 5
  • onion big sized 2 thinly sliced
  • ginger garlic paste 1 teaspoon
  • salt 1.5 tablespoons
  • Garam masala 1 teaspoon
  • Water 5 cups for 5 cups rice .
  • coriander leaves a bunch
  • ghee 2 tablespoons
  • Vegetable oil 3 tablespoons

How to make Pakistani Jeera Pilaf

  1. In a cooking pot , heat 2 tablespoons ghee .
  2. Add all the listed whole spices , cumin seeds . Fry for a minute .
  3. Add green chillies .
  4. Fry for 2 seconds .
  5. Add sliced onions and sauté till golden brown .
  6. Add ginger garlic paste . Sauté till raw smell leaves .
  7. Add 1/2 cup coriander leaves .
  8. Add salt .
  9. Add the drained rice and fry gently for 4 minutes .
  10. Measure water : rice 1 : 1 and pour the measures water to the cooking pot .
  11. Cover the pot once the water started boiling along with the rice .
  12. Cook under medium flame for 10 minutes .
  13. Garnish with another half cup of fresh coriander leaves .
  14. Pakistani Jeera Pilaf is ready to serve .
  15. Serve hot with Karahis/ Nirahis.

Reviews for Pakistani Jeera Pilaf (1)

Hema Mallik6 months ago

Woww...Yummyy,..
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