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Jeera Rice recipe | Flavoured Cumin Rice in pressure cooker | Steamed Zeera Fried Rice

Jeera Rice recipe | Flavoured Cumin Rice in pressure cooker | Steamed Zeera Fried Rice

Jeera rice or jeera pulao, prepared with some whole spices and cumin seed’s flavor, can be prepared very instantly and easily. This is a tempting Punjabi rice dish in its simplest form with nice and mild flavor cumin seeds. You can make variations to enhance the taste and palatability of this steamed rice. Today we are making this jeera rice recipe in pressure cooker. It takes no time to pressure cook these rice.

You can serve it with dal, sabzi or any curry or serve along with pickle; they taste delicious in any way and make a perfect one-pot meal. Not only they are simple to eat but also are too easy and simple to prepare. Jeera rice is one of the most after sought rice recipe in my home, especially when I have some heavy and rich curries. So, try making these jeera pulao with this easy to follow recipe with step-by-step pictures and enjoy!

Directions

Getting ready:

Peel the brown cardamom and use the seeds. Discard the skin.

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Soak the rice in water for half an hour and then drain out the excess water.

jeera riceMaking:

Preheat a pressure cooker and add 1.5 to 2 tbsp ghee in to it. Allow the ghee to heat sufficiently.

jeera rice

When the ghee is sufficiently heated, splutter 1 tsp cumin seeds to it. After a while add the following spices to it – 1 cinnamon stick, 2 cloves, 5 to 6 black peppercorns and 1 brown cardamom seeds. Sauté the spices for a while keeping the flame low.

jeera rice

Now add the rice to the pressure cooker. Stir and roast the rice for a while. Then add 1 cup of water to the pressure cooker. When making the rice in an open vessel, usually twice the quantity of water is needed but while making rice in pressure we will add little less water than the doubled quantity.

jeera rice

Mix well and add ½ tsp salt or to taste to it. Stir well and close the pressure cooker with lid. Now let the rice cook until it starts to whistle. The moment it starts to whistle, turn off the flame immediately. It hardly takes 3 to 4 minutes to cook the rice in pressure cooker. Let the steam escape on its own and then transfer the rice from the pressure cooker in to a serving bowl.

jeera rice

When the steam escapes, check the rice. Rice has come out really well. Mix them really well as the cumin seeds comes on the top when cooking rice in the pressure cooker. Jeera rice is ready, garnish with some green coriander leaves.

jeera riceServing:

Super delicious and yummy jeera rice is ready to serve. Serve them piping them with any curry you relish eating the most.

jeera rice

 

Jeera Rice recipe | Flavoured Cumin Rice in pressure cooker | Steamed Zeera Fried Rice jeera rice in pressure cooker
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Recipe type: Main Coarse
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Soaked basmati rice – more than ½ cup (125 grams)
  • Ghee – 1.5 to 2 tbsp
  • Salt – ½ tsp or to taste
  • Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
  • Cinnamon stick – 1
  • Brown cardamom – 1
  • Clove – 2
  • Black pepper – 5 to 6
  • Coriander leaves – 1 tbsp (finely chopped)
Instructions
  1. Peel the brown cardamom and use the seeds. Discard the skin. Soak the rice in water for half and hour and then drain out the excess water. Preheat a pressure cooker and add 1.5 to 2 tbsp ghee in to it. Allow the ghee to heat sufficiently.
  2. When the ghee is sufficiently heated, splutter 1 tsp cumin seeds to it. After a while add the following spices to it - 1 cinnamon stick, 2 cloves, 5 to 6 black peppercorns and 1 brown cardamom seeds. Sauté the spices for a while keeping the flame low.
  3. Now add the rice to the pressure cooker. Stir and roast the rice for a while. Then add 1 cup of water to the pressure cooker. When making the rice in an open vessel, usually twice the quantity of water is needed but while making rice in pressure we will add little less water than the doubled quantity.
  4. Mix well and add ½ tsp salt or to taste to it. Stir well and close the pressure cooker with lid. Now let the rice cook until it starts to whistle. The moment it starts to whistle, turn off the flame immediately. It hardly takes 3 to 4 minutes to cook the rice in pressure cooker. Let the steam escape on its own and then transfer the rice from the pressure cooker in to a serving bowl.
  5. When the steam escapes, check the rice. Rice has come out really well. Mix them really well as the cumin seeds comes on the top when cooking rice in the pressure cooker. Jeera rice is ready, garnish with some green coriander leaves. Super delicious and yummy jeera rice is ready to serve. Serve them piping them with any curry you relish eating the most.