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Jeera Rice

Jeera Rice Rice flavoured with cumin seeds and Indian spices.Learn how to cook Jeera Rice in Instant Pot recipe. All you want to know about Jeera Rice.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dinner, Main
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Cumin Rice, Fasting Food, Gluten-free,Vegan, Fried Food, Rice recipes
Servings: 4
Author: Swati

Ingredients

  • 1.5 Cup Basmati Rice
  • 1 tsp Jeera Rice
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 1 Cinnamon Stick(small)
  • 4-5 Cloves
  • 4-5 Pepeprcorns
  • 1 Black Cardamom
  • 1-2 tbsp Desi Ghee/Oil
  • 1/4 tsp Salt

Instructions

  • Wash rice 2-3 times in running water. Soak rice in water for 15-20 minutes.
  • Switch on the SAUTE Mode of Instant Pot.  Add ghee/oil to inner pot
  • .When the display shows hot, add cumin seeds and other whole spices, and saute for 1 minute. Next add rice and water. The rice to water ratio should be 1: 1ΒΌ . 
  • Cancel the saute mode and set the pressure cook mode on. Set the timer for 5 minutes on high. 
  • When the timer goes off wait for a minute the do manual QPR(quick Pressure release). Fluff lightly with fork or spoon.
  • Serve hot, garnish with finely chopped fresh cilantro or coriander leaves(optional).