Jeera Rice By chandapappa
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A delightful and versatile jeera rice recipe. The cumin seed flavoured jeera rice goes exceptionally well with a range of Indian vegetable and meat dishes. An easy and yet healthful chawal recipe, jeera rice is one of our favorites.
- Wash rice thoroughly and soak in water for half an hour. drain.
- In a pan, heat ghee. add the cumin seeds, bay leaf, cardamom and cinnamon.
- When cumin seeds crackle, add the rice. add salt to taste.
- Stir till ghee coats every grain of rice and it looks glossy.
- Add water. bring to a boil. stir once. reduce heat to minimum and cover the pan with a lid. leave a little gap, otherwise water will boil over.
- Rice will be done when holes appear on the surface and water has been completely absorbed.
- Fork the rice out onto a serving dish. this will separate each grain.
- Serve hot with any curry
This recipe was contributed by chandapappa on 02 Sep 2002
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