Cumin rice(Jeera rice)

Basmati rice 2 cups
Onions 2
Cumin seeds 2 tea spns
Ginger-garlic paste 1 tea spn
Coriander leaves 4-5
Green chillies 4-5
Ghee 2 tbl spns
Water 5 cups

Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds. When they start spluttering, add ginger-garlic paste, green chillies and onions. Fry till onions turn slightly brown. Add rice and fry for 2mins. Add water and salt. Cover and cook. Garnish with coriander leaves.

Serves : 4
Preparation time : 30min

13 thoughts on “Cumin rice(Jeera rice)”

  1. Hey i tried this out for my son yesterday and it turned out v nice. Am happy i happened to check out ur site! God Bless your mom n u n ur hubby for this site.

  2. Hi Shilpa,
    Thanks for the recipe of jeera rice.Before i try it out ,i was just wondering which side dish would go well with this?Can you help me with it?


    Shilpa: Shveta, Like matar pulav, I serve this jeera rice also with dal fry.

  3. One slight variation in this recipe is to fry chopped coriander leaves with onions. It lets out a wonderful aroma. Try it.

  4. hi,saw ur jeera rice receipe.thanks…..cud upls send me the receipe for chinese fried rice… wil b very nice of u….

  5. Thanks for same. This is perfect recipe for Jeera rice. I tried the same and it was awesome. The combination of Jeera rice + Jeera Paper kadhi ( also recipe from this site itself, just 10 min cooking ) make my day special..!!

    Thanks once again..!!


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