Jeera Rice (Jera Rise)

Written By Lucy Pinder on Thursday, September 10, 2009 | 11:10 PM

1 cup rice
2 chillies finely cut
few coriander leaves
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 onion finely chopped
1/2 onion cut and fried - for garnishing (optional)
salt to taste
1 tsp oil
Approx 2 cups water

  • Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds, green chillies and coriander leaves.
  • Add cut onions. Add salt to taste. Cook till its golden brown.
  • Add water. When water starts boiling, add the rice.
  • Cook it with the lid covered for 20 minutes.
  • Garnish with fried onions ( optional )
  • Ready to serve.

Serving Suggestions:
Serve with curries or dal

Make sure each grain of the rice is separated. Basmati rice is preferred for this dish.
Do not add too much water or else the rice will become sticky.

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