Jeera Rice

Cumin & Mint Rice is flavored rice prepared using cumin seeds and mint leaves. Simple, easy and one pot cooking. Goes well with any Daal, like dal tadka, dal makhani….
Prep Time
5 Minutes
Cooking Time
25-30 Minutes
2 People
Basmati Rice / Long Grain rice
Mint Leaves
Green Chillies
Cumin Seeds
Ghee / Oil
1 Cup
1 Tbsp.
Small Piece
1-2 Tsp.
1 Tbsp. or more
To Garnish
Roasted Cashews
Fried Onion
1 Tbsp.
1 Tbsp.
1.     Heat ghee / oil in a pressure cooker. Heat on medium.
2.     Add cumin seeds, clove and cinnamon and stir it for 5-6 seconds.
3.     Now add in cut green chillies and chopped mint leaves, stir it.
4.     Add rice and fry for 2-3 minutes.
5.     Cook rice adding water and salt accordingly.
6.     Garnish with roasted cashews and fried onion.
Note: Mint leaves and fried onions enhance the flavor of the rice. If you don’t like adding them you can always skip.
Fried onion can also be brought from grocery store or you can fry them freshly @ home.


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