Friday, 18 April 2014

Jeere Rice / ஜீரா ரைஸ்

Basmati rice – 300 gm
Ghee – 2 tbsp
Cumin seeds – 1 and half tsp
Bay leaf – 1
Cardamom – 2
Cinnamon – small piece
lime juice - from small size half lime 
Salt – to taste.
Steps to follow:
Wash and soak rice for 30 minutes.Then drain and keep aside.
In a heavy bottomed vessel heat ghee add jeera, bay leaf, cardamom and cinnamon. Fry for a minute in medium flame.
Then add soaked drained rice, stir for a minute. Then add hot water 1: 2 ratio and salt to taste. Let it boil, squeeze half small lime, close with lid and simmer the stove.
When rice is cooked completely switch off the stove.Do not open immediately. Leave it for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes open and fluff it with a fork and serve hot.
Serve with dal fry or any gravy.

Serves - 4


MonuTeena RecipesPassion said...

LOVELY RICE DEAR :) best goes with raita or any gravy :)

nayana pikle said...

A very flavorful rice which goes perfectly with any dish

Rafeeda AR said...

love this rice anytime...

Arthy shama said...

Wow... looks delecious and aromatic as well :)

Farin Ahmed said...

Very nice and flavorful rice akka...

Priya Suresh said...

Love this rice especially with rajma;

Julie said...

flavorful rice dear :)

Jayanthy Kumaran said...

yummmy n tasty
Tasty Appetite

Jaleela Banu said...

Nice Recipe , It will go with any curry