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Cumin Rice

Basmati Jeera Rice
Basmati Rice cooked with aromatic Cumin Seeds. Easy to cook and goes well with many Indian Curries.
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Basmati Jeera Rice

Basmati Jeera Rice
Total Time Prep Time Cook Time Serves 2


  • 1 and 1/2 Cup Basmati Rice  
  • 1/2 tbsp Cumin Seeds  
  • 1 Bay Leaf  
  • 1 tsp Canola Oil  (Or Clarified Butter - Ghee)


  • Step for Recipe - Basmati Jeera Rice
    1. Heat oil in a deep heavy bottom sauce pan. Add cumin seeds and bay leaf. Fry for 30 seconds. Add pre washed rice, salt and water. Cover the pan and bring to boil on high heat. Reduce the heat and cook till done.
  • Step for Recipe - Basmati Jeera Rice
    2. Serve with your choice of Indian Curry. You can find many curry recipes on our website.
Savita's Notes:
For best results soak rice in water for 20 minutes before cooking. Rice will cook quickly and will be fluff and smooth in texture.

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