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Jeera Rice Recipe

Jeera Rice
How to make Jeera Rice

About Jeera Rice Recipe: Rice with cumin that would add a refreshing flavor to your main dish. Pair this with your choice of curry or dal for a hearty meal.

  • Total Cook Time 25 mins 30 seconds
  • Prep Time 10 mins 30 seconds
  • Cook Time 15 mins
  • Recipe Servings4
  • Easy

Ingredients of Jeera Rice

  • 2 Cups long grained rice
  • 1/2 cup onions, sliced
  • 2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • A few drops of lemon
  • 2 tbsp oil

How to Make Jeera Rice

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Pick and wash the rice and soak for at least 1 an hour.
In a heavy bottomed sauce pan, heat the oil and add the cumin seeds.
When the cumin seeds begin to splutter, add the sliced onions and saute till transparent but not brown.
Now add the rice and turn around a few times before adding 3 cups of water.
Bring the mixture to a boil uncovered.
When it comes to a boil, sprinkle a few drops of lemon cover the pan and lower the heat.
The rice should cook in 10 minutes.
In case you want it to cook slower, place a griddle or something under the pan after it has come to a boil and you have lowered the heat. Serve hot.

Key Ingredients: long grained rice, onions, cumin seeds, salt, oil

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