September 26, 2011

How to make Jeera Rice

Learn how to make Jeera Rice in a microwave.

Another kind of rice recipe in Indian cuisine. Jeera rice can be served with curry, dal fry or dal makhani. Here it's a home made the recipe for jeera rice in the micro wave. So, enjoy easy and quick jeera rice with dal, curry and even with Gujarati kadhi also.

Preparation time - 10 minutes
Cooking time - 13 minutes
Serves - 6 persons

Ingredients to make Jeera Rice:

1 cup washed and 20 minutes soaked -
Basmati rice
1 piece cinnamon
2 pieces cloves
1 teaspoon ghee
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
4 to 5 cup water
Salt to taste (opt.)

To serve with:

Dal fry
Dal makhani 
Gujarati Kadhi

Method to make Jeera rice: 

  • In a big microwave safe bowl mix ghee, rice, clove, cinnamon and cumin seeds. 
  • Cook for 1 minute at MICRO HI.
  • Add salt and water. Cover half of the bowl and then cook for 7 minutes at MICRO HI. Stir.
  • Cook for 3 minutes at MICRO MED. stir.
  • Again cook for 2 minutes at MICRO LOW. Stand for 2 minutes. 
  • Hot and quick Jeera rice is ready to serve with dal fry or dal makhani.
Recipe By Naiya Sheth.

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