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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.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Dinner, Main
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4


  • 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


  • 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: 1¼ . 
  • 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).
Keyword Cumin Rice, Fasting Food, Gluten-free,Vegan, Fried Food, Rice recipes
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