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Jeera Rice is a yummy delicacy, ready to be served with any of the Indian gravies. The delicious jeera rice is ready in a few minutes and the best when served hot. Jeera rice can even be prepared with the rice that is left over. Enjoy the yummy delicacy.

Jeera Rice

Cumins go yummly aromatic with rice !!


Jeera Rice is a delicious and easy to prepare Pulao with cumin seeds. The flavors of cumin with rice taste awesome. The dish can be served with a number of Indian curries and is best when served with Gatta Curry. The delicious dish has been given a twist by me and it tasted yummy. Do try the delicious Jeera Rice, I bet you will surely love this.


Recipe – Jeera Rice

Serves: 4

30 minutes waiting time, 10 minutes for preparation, 15 minutes for cooking

Jeera Rice 2


  • 2 cups basmati rice
  • 1 tablespoon cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp coriander leaves
  • 1 tbsp ghee (Clarified Butter)


  1. Soak the basmati rice in water for nearly 30 minutes.
  2. After the rice has been soaked, heat water in a pan till bubbling boil.
  3. Add salt and let it boil for 2 minutes.
  4. The moment you add rice to the bowl, the water will stop bubbling.
  5. Now let the water bubble again and you will see your rice is nearly getting cooked up.
  6. When the rice is nearly 90 percent done, sieve the rice from the pan.
  7. Chop the green coriander leaves and keep side.
  8. To a thin wok add ghee and let it melt. In case you do not want to use ghee, you can use oil as well.
  9. Rub the cumin seeds with your hands and add it to the pan and let them splutter.
  10. Now add the sieved rice to the wok and mix well lightly, in order not to mash up the rice grains.
  11. When nearly done, add the chopped coriander leaves.
  12. Let cook on high flame for a few seconds. Toss and let cook for sometime.
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