Jeera Rice

Ingredients:
  • 1 cup Basmati rice
  • 2 tsp Jeera (cumin seeds)
  • 2 tbsp Cashewnuts
  • 3 Whole peppercorns
  • 2 Bay leafs
  • 3 Cloves
  • 2 Cinnamon sticks
  • 1 Onions, sliced
  • 2 tbsp Ghee
  • Salt To Taste
Method:
  • Wash the rice and soak in water for half an hour.
  • Heat ghee in a heavy saucepan, add cashewnuts. Fry until brown. Take them out and keep aside.
  • Add onions , bayleafs, cloves, cinnamon sticks, cumin seeds, peppercorns to the same ghee and fry for a while.
  • Add the rice , salt, water and stir. Cover with a lid and simmer the flame.
  • Cook until the rice is done.
  • Serve jeera rice hot with any spicy curry or raita.

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