Cumin Rice / Jeera Rice

    Cumin Rice / Jeera Rice

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    About this recipe: Cumin Rice / Jeera Rice is a simple, quick and easy to make dish. I always make this when I am in hurry or want something simple for lunch / dinner. Hot Jeera Rice with Dal Fry is a comfort food after a busy day. You can serve it with simple dal, dal fry or as it is. It also makes a great side dish for a heavy lunch or dinner. You can also add some veggies to it and make simple pulav and serve it with boondi raita to fix a quick luch or dinner. This is kid friendly dish as its not spicy and if you add veggies and serve with raita then it will be a healthy meal for kids.

    Ingredients

    • 1 Cup Rice (Basmati Preferred)
    • 2 Cups Water
    • 1 ½ Tea Spoon Oil / As per your requirement
    • 1 Small Bay Leaf
    • 1 inch Cinnamon Stick
    • 1 ½ Tea Spoon Cumin Seeds / As per your requirement
    • 5-6 Curry Leaves
    • Salt as per taste
    • Fresh green coriander leaves

    Directions

    1. Wash and soak the rice for 10-15 min. (Remove water before cooking)
    2. Heat oil in a pressure coker on medium heat.
    3. Add cumin seeds, stir till they crackle.
    4. Add curry leaves and stir for a min.
    5. Add rice, mix well and cook for a min. stiring continuously.Add Water and some chopped coriander leaves. Close the lid and pressure cook the rice till 2 whistles on medium heat.
    6. Add Water and some chopped coriander leaves. Close the lid and pressure cook the rice till 2 whistles on medium heat.
    7. Mix the rice slowly and garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

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