Indian Rice Dish – Jeera Rice | Delicious Fried Rice with Cumin
This recipe will cover a wonderful Indian rice dish known as Jeera Rice. The dish is very simple and is essentially fried rice with cumin and a few other wonderful spices.
- 1.5 cups Basmati Rice
- 2 tsp Cumin Seeds
- 5 Cloves
- 5 Cardamom Pods
- Cooking Oil
Add 2 tsp cumin seeds, 5 cloves and 5 cardamom pods to an oiled pan on medium heat and temper for 1 - 2 minutes.
Add the rice and stir everything together, seasoning with salt.
Pour over enough boiling water to submerge and then again. Add a bay leaf at this stage as well.
Simmer this until the water is completely gone. You can do this with a lid, which will take a little longer. Or you can do it without the lid and top up the water until the rice is cooked.
Stir everything together and serve.