Jeera Rice Recipe

Jeera Rice Recipe

Cuisine: Punjabi

Jeera Rice Recipe: Jeere Da Rice, or cumin-flavored rice, is a simple yet aromatic dish that often accompanies many Indian meals. The use of cumin seeds adds a warm and earthy flavor to the rice.


  • Basmati Rice :- 1 cup

  • Jeera :- 2 tsp

  • Cashewnuts :- 2 tbsp

  • Whole Peppercorns :- 3

  • Bay Leafs :- 2

  • Cloves :- 3

  • Cinnamon sticks :- 2

  • Onion (Sliced) :- 1

  • Ghee :- 2 tbsp

  • Salt to taste


  • The rice should be washed and then soaked in water for around 30 minutes.
  • The ghee should be heated in a heavy saucepan and cashewnuts should be added. It should be fried till it turns brown, after which they should be taken out and kept aside.
  • Cloves, bay leafs, onions, cumin seeds, cinnamon seeds and peppercorns should be added to the ghee and fried for some time.
  • Salt, water and rice should be added and stirred. It should be covered with a lid and flame should be simmered.
  • The rice should be cooked till it is done.
  • The jeera rice can now be served raita or spicy curry.

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