Jeera Rice

Jeera Rice

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Serves: 4

  • 1 cup uncooked rice
  • 1 ½ cups or more of water
  • 1 tablespoon Ghee or olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 2 to 3 cloves
  • 2 to 3 whole cardamoms
  • Pinch of asafoetida
  • ½ teaspoon salt or to taste
  1. Heat Ghee or oil in a heavy medium pot. Add cumin seeds and let it sizzle. Add remaining ingredients except water and salt. Add rice and sauté it until rice is coated with oil or Ghee.
  2. Add water and salt. Cover the pot and let the rice cook until soft, about 10 to 15 minutes. Add more water if necessary.
  3. Can be served with dal, Kathi and any vegetable curry.