Easy Jeera Rice/How to make Jeera Rice


Ingredients –

  1. Basmati rice (washed and soaked in water for 20 min) – 1 cup
  2. Cumin seeds (Jeera) – 1 tsps.
  3. Ghee (you can take oil also) – 2 tsps
  4. Chopped coriander leaves – 1/2 cup
  5. Water – 2 cups
  6. Dry red chilli – 1
  7. Cinnamon stick – 1 inch
  8. Black pepper – 4-5
  9. Salt – 1/2 tsp to taste

Method –

  • Pre heat a Kadai or Frying pan with lid on Stove.
  • Add ghee in the utensil. When ghee melts add the cinnamon stick, dry red chilly black paper and cumin seeds.


  • Fry it for few seconds on medium flame.
  • Now add soaked basmati rice mix it well and fry for 2-3 min.


  • After 2-3 min add 2 cup of water and salt ½ tsp.


  • Cover the Kadai/Frying pan and cook it on high flame till it starts boiling.
  • Once water boiled reduce the flame to medium and cook it for 6-7 minutes.
  • If water is still, there in the container then Cook for another few minutes till the rice has adsorbed all the water.
  • Turn off the flame, cover the utensil and leave the rice for 5 min. Be sure not to skip the resting step at the end, this helps the moisture in the rice redistributes itself for a more uniform texture.
  • Press the rice gently with your fingers, if it’s fluffy and soft that means that Jeera rice is ready.


  • You can add chopped coriander or basil leaves for garnishing.

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