Jeera Rice Recipe, How to make Jeera Rice | Cumin Rice

Jeera Rice Recipe, How to make Jeera Rice | Cumin Rice

Jeera Rice is a popular side dish served with rice and gravy based dish.

Ingredients

  • 2.5- 3 tbsp oil or ghee or butter ( I have used oil)
  • 2 cups basmati (long grained rice)
  • 1 tbsp cumin seed (jeera)
  • 1 t/s caraway seed (shahi jeera) optional
  • 1 inch cinnamon stick (dalchini)
  • 1 black cardamom (badi elaichi)
  • 3-4 green cardamom (hari elaichi)
  • 2 bay leaves (tejpata)
  • 4-5 cloves (lavang)
  • 6-7 peppercorn (kalimirch)
  • 2-3 nagkesar
  • 2-3 mace strands
  • 1 star anise
  • 1 t/s biryani garam masalaor garam masala powder (I used shaan brand)
  • few saffron strands infused in 1 tbsp hot milk or water **optional
  • 7-8 mint leaves
  • ½ onion chopped finely (optional) I haven't used onion
  • ½ cup chopped coriander leaves (optional)
  • salt as per taste
Read the whole recipe on Flavors of Mumbai