Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Jeera Rice

Jeera Rice is a wonderful dish to explore and enjoy the taste of Jeera. I  am not a big fan of jeera but i loved this dish .

Serving for 2


Basmathi rice           1 1/2 cups
Onion (chopped)      1  cup
Ginger garlic paste   2 tsp
Greenchili                  5 nos
Bay leaf                    3 nos
Jeera seeds              3 tsp  
Turmeric                   1 pinch
Cumin powder          2 tsp
Corrinder leaves      few
Mint                          few
Oil                             3 tsp
Salt                           1 tsp

To Grind
Ginger garlic paste ( 8 garlic+1 inch ginger)
Green chili

  • Add oil in  a pan, when hot add Jeera seeds  and bay leaves.
  • Add  Onions and grounded paste stir untill raw smell disappear.
  • Add cumin powder and corrinder leaves and mint .
  • Add basmathi rice  ( soaked for 10 min and fry with ghee in a pan to take out the moisture).
  • Add lemon juice and mix well.
  • Water for any basmathi cooking is 1:11/2.  1 cup of rice with 11/2 cup of water
  • Pressure cook for  one whistle.
  • Serve hot with Raita. 

For better taste add coconut milk before pressure cooking.

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