Jeera Rice Recipe

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A simple rice dish made with Jeera (cumin seeds) especially when you are short of time.
Jeera Rice

Basmati Rice – 2 cups
Cumin Seeds – 1 tsp
Cumin Powder – 2 tsp
Onion – 1, sliced
Water – 4 cups
Vegetable Oil – 2 tblsp
Salt as per taste

1. Wash the basmati rice.
2. Add 4 cups of water.
3. Heat oil in a pan.
4. Add cumin seeds and let it splutter.
5. Add onions and fry for sometime.
6. Add cumin powder, rice along with the water and salt.
7. Mix well and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
8. Remove and serve.

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9 thoughts on “Jeera Rice

  1. lakshmy said on August 17, 2011 at 3:20 am

    i like it its awesome receipe.

  2. mounica said on September 23, 2010 at 1:39 am


  3. dr.shamya gubbi said on January 19, 2010 at 7:03 am

    hmm yummy as a doctor i advice it to my patients with less oil.hats off

  4. sahana said on August 27, 2009 at 7:59 am

    I’m an amateur cook, yet i was able to make jeera rice easily. N it even tasted great. thank you.

  5. ghjjiio said on May 17, 2009 at 3:09 am

    Easy to cook and a break from daily same and monotonous food…thanks.

  6. honey said on March 30, 2009 at 5:25 am

    good and tasty…..

  7. sheetal said on March 21, 2009 at 12:43 pm

    wow lovely food…

  8. priti said on November 17, 2008 at 12:06 pm


  9. Aishah said on October 11, 2008 at 8:22 am

    very nice and silmple recipe, very tasty!

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