Jeera Rice



Preparation time: 5 Minutes | Cook time: 15 Minutes


Basmati rice – 1 glass

Water – 1 and ½ glass

Jeera – 1 tbsp

Red chilli – 2

Bay leaf – 1

Ghee – 2 tbsp

Salt to taste


  • Wash rice twice and soak it in water for 15 minutes. Drain and Keep it aside.
  • Heat a Pressure cooker. Add Ghee, bay leaf saute for 2 seconds.
  • Add jeera, Red chilli and wait until jeera get crackles.
  • Add Rice, water and salt. Pressure cook for 2 whistles. Take out to a serving bowl.

Hot Jeera rice is ready to serve with plain yellow dal or with Palak dal ( Spinach dal )



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