Jeera Rice


In Rice recipes the simplest & easiest recipe is Jeera Rice (Zeera Pulao). This rice dish can be prepared in minutes & has a very nice aroma. This dish can go with all types of North Indian Veg – gravies as well as Non-veg gravies & also Chinese gravy. Rice given a ghee tadka of jeera & little Indian spices are its specifications.


  • Small grained raw rice – 1cup
  • Jeera/ Cumin seeds/ Jeerakam – 2tbsp
  • Ghee – 1tbsp
  • Garam Masala – 1/2tsp
  • Salt – ½tsp


  • Wash rice thoroughly for 2 to 3 times in cold water. Add salt & water to the rice & cook. Kindly do not overcook the rice. When rice is properly cooked, drain the water completely from rice. Allow rice to cool.
  • Heat a kadai & add ghee. Then add jeera. Allow it to splutter. Add garam masala powder to it. Switch off the flame. Add the fried jeera & garam masala to rice & mix well.
  • Jeera rice is ready to serve. Best combination is dal fry & chilly paneer.

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