Jeera Rice, Quick Jeera Rice Recipe
by Tarla Dalal
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Jeera rice is a simple preparation of rice that has been flavoured with jeera or cumin seeds.
This versatile rice preparation can be eaten as an accompaniment with almost any Dals / Kadhis or Subzis / Curries . Jeera rice with plain curds and Pickles / Aachar or just topped with some ghee is my personal favourite.
Using shah-jeera in this recipe adds a lovely flavour and fragrance to the rice. Coriander imparts taste and a delightful green colour turning plain simple rice into a preparation to be relished.
- Heat the oil in a kadhai and deep-fry the onion slices on a medium flame till they are golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper and keep aside for the garnish.
- Clean, wash and soak the rice for 10 minutes. Drain and keep aside.
- Put 2½ cups of water to boil.
- Heat the ghee in a broad pan and add the caraway seeds.
- When the seeds crackle, add the rice and sauté for 5 minutes.
- Add the hot water and simmer for 5 minutes.
- Add the salt cover with a lid and cook till the rice is done.
- Separate each grain of rice lightly with a fork.
- Serve hot and garnished with the fried onions.
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