Jeera Rice Recipe


  • 1 Cup Basmati rice
  • 2 Tea Spoon cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 2 Table Spoon Cashewnuts
  • 3 Whole peppercorns (Sabut Sukhi Lal Mirch)
  • Bay leafs  (Tej Patta)
  • 3 Cloves
  • 2 Cinnamon sticks (Dalchini)
  • 1 Onions, sliced
  • 2 Table Spoon Ghee
  • Salt as per your taste

Preparation Method

  1. Wash the rice and soak in water for half an hour.
  2. Heat ghee in a heavy saucepan, add cashew nuts. Fry until brown. Take them out and keep aside.
  3. Add onions, bay leafs, cloves, cinnamon sticks, cumin seeds, peppercorns to the same ghee and fry for a while.
  4. Add the rice, salt, water and stir. Cover with a lid and simmer the flame.
  5. Cook until the rice is done.
  6. Serve hot with any spicy curry or raita.