Jeera rice/Cumin rice


Basmati rice  – 2 cups

Ghee              – 2 tbsp

Bay leaves      – 4 nos

Black cardamom – 4 nos

Cloves                 –  8 nos

Cinnamon              – 2 pieces

Cumin seeds           – 1 tsp

Water                  –   4 cups

Coriander leaves chopped – 2 tbsp


Wash and soak rice in plenty of water for 30 minutes. Heat ghee in a pressure cooker. Add bay leaves, black cardamom, cloves, cinnamon stick, and cumin seeds stir fry. Add soaked rice and cook for 10 seconds. Add 4 cups of water and salt to taste. Pressure cook till one whistle. Wait for the pressure to release, then open the pressure cooker, fluff up the rice with a fork and transfer to a serving bowl. Sprinkle coriander leaves if you like. Serve jeera rice with Shahi paneer, vegetable korma, kadai paneer.

25 thoughts on “Jeera rice/Cumin rice”

  1. I understand, I agree and I am fully falling for this cumin rice. I bet you agree with me that its a very interesting way of creating flavors for the normal white rice. Good to the last sweep.


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