Friday, May 24, 2013

Jeera rice | How to make jeera rice | Rice varieties

Jeera rice / Jeera pulao / Cumin Rice is one of the easy rice recipe and can be make in a jiffy. Any side dish can go well with this jeera rice.

  • Basmati Rice - 2 cups
  • Water - 3 cups
  • Onion - 1 
  • Jeera - 2 tsps
  • Oil - 1 tsp
  • Ghee - 1 tsp
  • Green chillies - 1 (optional)
  • Fennel seeds - 2 pinchs (optional)
  • Cinnamon stick - 1 inch (optional) 
  • Star anise - 1 (optional)
  • Bay leaf - little crushed (optional)
  • Salt - 1 tsp ( or as per taste)

1. Soak the basmati rice for 20 to 30 min in water.
2. Mean while heat oil and add the fennel seeds, cinnamon stick, bay leaves and star anise and fry for a while.
3. Add the jeera and fry. Add in the chopped onions, green chillies and coriander leaves.
4. Add the ghee and saute the onion well. Add the water and allow to boil.
5. Add the soaked rice and let it cook for 10 min in sim.
6. Give a stir and serve with raita or any side dish.
I had it with lima beans curry which I will be posting soon.

25 lovely comments:

Hari Chandana

Lovely.. nice presentation too..thanks for sharing dear :)

Vimitha Durai

Flavorful rice dear


Delicious and flavorful rice.. Great to have with spicy gravy..


looks Fantastic...wonderful presentation,great clicks :)


I love this flavourful rice dear....looks tempting...

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Divya Shivaraman

This jeera rice is simply superb...look and presentation is wonderful...what was your side buddy?


lovely rice,nice step by step,perfect for rich gravies.

Shama Nagarajan it

Vidya Chandrahas

Yummy rice..drooling here.


very flavorful jeera rice


love this flavorful and delicious rice!!! lovely clicks too...

Bob Bushell

Nice one Akila.

Priya Suresh

Simple but yet a flavourful rice.. With a paneer gravy,i can enjoy this rice thoroughly.

Abbe Townsend

It's a beautiful photo and delicious looking recipe, Akila! I had to *google* jeera, as I'd never heard of it - am I right in thinking that it's cumin?


Perfectly cooked rice Akila..your pictures are amazing...

Shema George

I love Jeera rice..goes so well with Indian curries... The rice looks so well done

Indian Beauty Zone

Lovely Pictures loved the Recipe too
Happy Weekend dear :)

Nava K

Our fav too. The fragrance of cumin and mint leaves are so awesome.

Aruna Manikandan

looks perfect and delicious :)


Looks perfect..

Kaveri Venkatesh

simple yet very flavorful rice...

Nilu A

Wonderful & perfect jeera rice.. Thanks for sharing Akila :-)


Looks delicious.. my mom makes it slightly different, we don't use anise. Your version looks fantastic, saunf is a nice touch.


Delicious rice..Congrats on moving to new domain


rice looks yummy!! i too make it in almost similar way..

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