Jeera Rice

Recipe for Jeera Rice

Jeera Rice. Copyright of IdliDosa’s Weblog

Preparation Time – 30 mins

Cuisine – Indian 

Ingridients & Quantity:

  1. Rice – 2 Cups
  2. Water – 4 cups
  3. Onions – 1 large sized
  4. Cumin Seeds – 1 tbsp
  5. Pepper Corns – 6 pieces
  6. Cloves – 4
  7. Cinnamon Stick – 4 small pieces
  8. Ground pepper – A pinch
  9. Ginger garlic paste – 1 tsp
  10. salt – To taste
  11. Coriander for garnishing


To a pot, add 4 tbsp of oil and heat. Then add 1 tbsp of cumin seeds and let them splutter. Later add cloves and cinnamon stick pieces and fry

To this, add chopped onions and fry until they reach golden brown in colour. Later add 1 tsp of ginger garlic paste and ground pepper and mix.

Add rice and appropriate amount of water and mix well. Now add salt according to your taste and let it cook on medium flame for 10 mins. Keep checking in between to see if the water you’ve added is enough. So as to not burn the rice, cook it on low flame after the 10 mins. Wait till all the water has been absorbed and switch off.

Nice ‘n Easy Jeera rice is ready to be served!! You can serve it with Chicken Curry and Rasam…other recipes blooged by ‘yours truly’ 😀

Jeera Rice with Chicken Curry (Kodi Koora). Image copyright of Idlidosa’s weblog