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Jeera Rice | Jeera Pulao Recipe | Jeera Rice Recipe

Cumin flavoured rice also known as jeera rice. It is usually made using rice and cumin seeds seasoning added. The rice can be served with any side dish, usually goes well with my jeera chicken
4.67 from 3 votes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4 servings


  • 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


  • 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.


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