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.