Dec 11, 2014

Jeera Rice Recipe / Jeera Pulao Recipe


Jeera rice is my all time favourite dish to make. I make it quite often to serve it with paneer or chicken curries. Since it is very mild in flavour it taste yummy with spicy curries..I served this with butter chicken and it tasted yummy.

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Jeera Vegetable Pulao
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Hope you will try this out and let me know how it turns out for you..


Preparation Time : 5 mins
Soaking Time : 30 mins
Cooking Time : 20 to 25 mins
Serves : 3 

Ingredients:

Basmati Rice - 1 cup
Ghee - 1 tblspn
Shahi Jeera ./ Black Cumin Seeds - 2 tsp
Cinnamon / Pattai - 2 cm piece
Bay Leaf - 2
Onion - 1 large sliced thinly
Green Chillies - 3 chopped
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 tblspn
Salt to taste
Water - 1.5 cup

Method:

Wash and soak rice for 30 mins. Drain and set aside.

Heat ghee in a pressure cooker. Add in cumin, cinnamon and bay leaf and mix well.

Add in onions, green chillies, salt and cook till golden.

Add in ginger garlic paste and saute for 2 mins.

Add in rice and toss well. Add in water and mix well. Bring it to boil, cover and pressure cook for 1 whistle. Turn off the flame and let them pressure release by itself.

Open the cooker and fluff the rice.

Serve.

Pictorial:
Take your ingredients


Soak basmati rice for 30 mins


Drain it and set aside


Heat ghee in a pressure cooker


Add in a good amount of shahi jeera and cinnamon


couple of bay leaf


let them sizzle


add in onions and chillies


mix well


add in salt


cook till light golden


add in ginger garlic paste


saute for 1 min


add in drained rice


mix well


pour water


mix well


bring it to boil


pressure cook


rice done


fluff it up


Serve



17 comments:

  1. Its really good . I made it often and used some mint leaves for amazing aroma .

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  2. Hello Aarthi... can u tell me what quantity of rice have u taken... And for 1 kg rice what amount of water should i take... and as well as suggest me quantity of jeera and other masala perortions.... please rply

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  3. And number of whistles for 1 kg rice.. and i use a big 5 litre pressure cooker...Rply

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  4. yummy jeera rice it great chicken curry..But mam/sir can i use oly Shahi Jeera insted of cumin powder...

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  5. Hello Aarthi... can u tell me what quantity of rice have u taken... And for 1 kg rice what amount of water should i take... and as well as suggest me quantity of jeera and other masala perortions.... please rply nd number of whistles for 1 kg rice.....

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  6. Are there two types of cumin seeds? I think I have the lighter ones. Can I cook in a regular pot instead of a pressure cooker?

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  7. @AnonymousU can use any type of cumin, u can use normal cooking pot

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  8. hie akka..can i use normal cumin seeds instead of shahi jeera? thanks:)

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  9. What is the best curry to have with this rice. Do u have the recipe for that

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  10. @Anonymouscheck in my recipe index..u can make chicken curry

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  11. Amazing blog ! looks for delicious. spicy jeera rice thankyou for shearing this information with us!Online Food Delivery

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  12. U askd to cook for one whistle ..in medium high or low flame we need to leave for one whistle..as well as the steam needs to go by itself or we need to release some..which brand basmati rice u use

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    1. Once u get 1 whistle in low flame. Then turn off the heat, and let the steam go by itself. then open and fluff. i use india gate classic

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