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Jeera Rice in Pressure Cooker

Jeera Rice
Cumin seeds is one of a popular spice in Indian Cuisine. Cumin seeds are excellent soure of Iron, necessary for proper digestion, nutrient assimilation and prevent caner. Jeera rice is a simple, quick and flavourful rice prepared by cooking basmati rice along with garam masala items and cumin seeds. Jeera rice is served in many restaurant as a main course. Enjoy Jeera rice with any of your favourite dal or vegetable gravy. Please check below for step by step instructions and pictures for preparing Indian Jeera Rice in pressure cooker.

Soak Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Yields: 2 Servings
Jeera Rice in Pressure Cooker

Basmati Rice1 Cup
Oil | Ghee1 tbsp
Cumin seeds2 tsp
Cinnamon stick1 inch
Salt1/2 tsp

Wash and Soak Basmati Rice for 20 mins. Strain the water and keep it ready. Heat Oil /ghee in pressure cooker. Add cumin seeds, cardamom, cloves and cinnamon stick. Fry for a min. Add Basmati rice and salt. Fry for 2 mins. Add 2 cups of water or as per instruction given in rice bag. Close the lid and pressure cook for 2 -3 whistles. 
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Jeera Rice in Pressure Cooker
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  1. One flavorful and delicious rice... very delicious...

  2. Have made a similar dish but I am intrigued to try your style. For me, the rice cooker will be good enough to achieve the delicious and aroma.

  3. So delicious looks rice Nithya :-) So rightly cooked

  4. I would love to have this smoking hot jeera rice with simple daal.. Looks wonderful and delicious Nithya :-)

  5. lovely looking rice, really want to grab that platter :)

  6. Pressure cooking makes our life easier..prefectly cooked rice,delicious jeera rice.

  7. Its mouth watering nithya.. can we add small onion while frying jeera?

    1. I haven't tried with small onions, but I think it will taste good.


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