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Jeera Rice in Pressure Cooker on Stove top

Rice flavoured with cumin seeds and Indian spices.Learn how to cook Jeera Rice in Pressure Cooker 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, Lunch, Main
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4


  • 2 Cup Basmati Rice
  • 1 tsp Jeera/Cumin Seeds
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 1 Cinnamon Stick(small)
  • 1 Black Cardamom
  • 4-5 Peppercorns
  • 4-5 Cloves
  • 1-2 tbsp Ghee
  • 2 1/4 Cup Water


  • Keep pressure cooker on medium flame, heat desi ghee or oil. 
  • Saute cumin seeds and other whole spices in desi ghee/oil, until fragrant, then add rice and water. The rice to water ratio should be 1: 1¼ .
  • Cover the lid and cook rice on medium flame for 2 whistles.
  •  Let the pressure go on it's own. Open the cover and lightly fluff rice with fork. Garnish with chopped fresh cilantro/coriander leaves.
Keyword Cumin Rice, Fasting Food, Gluten-free,Vegan, Fried Food, Pressure Cooker Jeera Rice recipe
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