Too tired to cook something yummy..!? Try jeera rice!!
** Jeera rice**
Cooking time: 20 mins
Preparation time: 15 mins
Jeera (cumin) – 500 grams
Basmati rice – 2 cups (Each cup = 250 ounces)
Red Chilli powder – 2 table spoons
Dhaniya powder – 1 table spoon
Salt to taste
Coriander to garnish
*Please note that the ratio of jeera variates with the number of rice cups*
1) In a pan, dry fry (no oil) cumin until it slightly changes the color to dark brown. Let it cool to room temperature; grind cumin and red chilli powder to fine powder.
2) In an electric rice cooker, cook the basmati rice.
3) Add the cumin+chilli powder to cooked rice and mix thoroughly. Add salt to taste and dhaniya powder to this rice and mix well.
4) Garnish with coriander and add a dab of ghee (optional).
Jeera rice is ready to eat! Best when served with dal makhani, pickle, or papad and raita.