How to make Jeera Rice

Learn how to make Jeera Rice in microwave.

Another kind of rice recipe in Indian cuisine. Jeera rice can be served with curry, dal fry or dal makhani. Here it's a home made recipe for jeera rice in micro wave.

Preparation time - 10 minutes
Cooking time - 13 minutes
Serves - 6 persons

Ingredients to make Jeera Rice:

1 cup washed and 20 minutes soaked -
Basmati rice
1 piece cinnamon
2 pieces cloves
1 tea spoon ghee
1 tea spoon cumin seeds
4 to 5 cup water
Salt to taste (opt.)

Method to make Jeera rice: 

  • In a big microwave safe bowl mix ghee, rice, clove, cinnamon and cumin seeds. 
  • Cook for 1 minute at MICRO HI.
  • Add salt and water. Cover half of the bowl and than cook for 7 minutes at MICRO HI. Stir.
  • Cook for 3 minutes at MICRO MED. stir.
  • Again cook for 2 minutes at MICRO LOW. Stand for 2 minutes. 
  • Hot and quick Jeera rice is ready to serve with dal fry or dal makhani.
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