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Monday, April 20, 2009

Jeera Rice


1 cup Basmathi Rice

1 tsp Cumin seeds / Jeera / Jeerige

1/4 medium sized Onion

1/2 Bey leaf

2 Green Chillies

5-6 strands of Coriander leaves

Salt to taste

2 tsp Ghee


Wash the rice and soak it in water for about 20-30 mins. 

Chop onion, green chillies into medium sized pieces as shown in the picture below. Chop coriander leaves into small pieces as shown in the picture below.

Put 2 tsp Ghee, cumin seeds, bay leaf in a pan. Once cumin seeds starts spluttering add chopped green chillies and onion. Fry them for about 4-5 mins in medium flame until onion turns golden in color. Add 2 1/4 cups of water, salt and bring it to boil. Add soaked rice and cook in high flame by covering a lid until almost all the water content is dried up.

Add chopped coriander leaves and mix well. Keep jeera rice in low flame for about 5-10 mins. 

Serve along with Capsicum Raitha / Any Kind of curries.

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