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.

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Jeera Rice By chandapappa recipe - How to make Jeera Rice By chandapappa

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  1. Wash rice thoroughly and soak in water for half an hour. drain.
  2. In a pan, heat ghee. add the cumin seeds, bay leaf, cardamom and cinnamon.
  3. When cumin seeds crackle, add the rice. add salt to taste.
  4. Stir till ghee coats every grain of rice and it looks glossy.
  5. 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.
  6. Rice will be done when holes appear on the surface and water has been completely absorbed.
  7. Fork the rice out onto a serving dish. this will separate each grain.
  8. Serve hot with any curry

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