Jeera Rice

Jeera rice


Seeraga samba rice                          2 cup

Shahi jeera                                         1 tbsp

Cinnamon(pattai)                              2 small piece

Cardamom                                          2no

Bay leaf                                                1

Clove                                                    2 no

Oil                                                         1 tbsp

Ghee                                                     1 tsp

Required salt

For grind

Ginger finely chopped                      1 tbsp

Garlic                                                   3 no

Green chili                                          2 or 3 no

Coriander leaves finely chopped    ¼ cup



  1. Soak the rice for 30 min.
  2. Grind the items given. keep it aside.
  3. Heat a big pan with oil. Add shahi jeera and whole garam masala. Once the jeera popped add ground paste. Saute well.
  4. Once the raw smell goes add 4 cups of water. Cover it. Let it boil.
  5. Once the water gets rolling boil add washed rice and salt. Mix it well.
  6. Cover and cook for high flame in 2 min. and then cook for medium flame in 2 min. once the rice cooked 3/4th consistency, then low the flame and slow cook till the rice turns cooked well. Add ghee. Mix it well. Switch off the flame.
  7. Garnish with coriander leaves.

              Serve it with chana masala or any     veg gravy

2 thoughts on “Jeera Rice

  1. Abirami

    Tried this with the exact same proportions and it came out great. All my friends loved it. Thanks Usha!

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