naidufoodrecipes: Jeera Fried Rice

Monday, February 13, 2012

Jeera Fried Rice


  1. 1 cup long grain rice
  2. 1 tbsp. cumin seeds (shajira & ordinary mixed)
  3. 1 tbsp. halved cashews
  4. 4-5 whole pepper corns
  5. 1 bay leaf
  6. 2 1/2 cups water (approx.)
  7. 1 tsp. sugar
  8. 1/4 tsp. clove-cinnamon powder
  9. 2 onions cut into rings
  10. 2 tbsp. ghee
  11. salt to taste


Wash rice well and soak in salt water for 30 minutes. Heat ghee in a heavy or nonstick pan. Add onions and fry till dark brown & crisp.
Drain, and add cashews to same ghee. 

Fry to a light brown, drain, keep side. Add jeers,peppercorns, bayleaf to same ghee.Stir fry for a few seconds, drain, and add rice. Keep aside the drained water. Add sugar,stir gently, frying rice till light brown.

Add spice powder, stir. Add salt water, bring to a boil. Simmer covered, till rice is cooked and water evaporates.Each grain should be separate. Serve hot with dal fry or a spicy gravy vegetable

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