Wednesday, June 12, 2013



Basmati Rice-2 cups
Water-4 cups
Bay Leaf-1 small
Cinnamon Stick-1 inch
Green cardamom-2
Cumin Seeds-1 tbsp
Curry leaves-4(optional)
Ghee/butter-1 tbsp
Salt as per taste


1-Wash and soak the rice for 10-15 min. (Remove water before cooking)
2-Heat ghee in a pressure coker on medium heat.Add cinnamon stick,cardamom and bay leaf,stir for a min.
3-Add cumin seeds and curry leaves,stir till they crackle.Add rice,mix well and fry for a min.stiring continuously.
4-Add Water and salt.Close the lid and pressure cook the rice till 2 whistles on medium heat.
5-Open the lid when cooker get cool down.Mix the rice slowly.Your Jeera Rice is ready to serve.Enjoy it with curry or dal.
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