Jeera Rice

Recipe by Studentchef

This is a typical recipe from the Punjabi region in northern India. The recipe itself is from

Top Review by Rita1652

Love rice. I did pan fry the onions, bay leaves, cloves, cinnamon sticks, cumin seeds, peppercorns then added to a rice cooker along with rice and water. I did use almonds in place of the cashews. Made for Feb Sun and Spice. Thanks

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash the rice and soak in water for half an hour.
  2. Heat ghee in a heavy saucepan, add cashew nuts. Fry until brown. Take them out and keep aside. Add onions, bayleafs, cloves, cinnamon sticks, cumin seeds, peppercorns to the same ghee and fry for a while.
  3. Add the rice , salt, water and stir. Cover with a lid and simmer the flame.
  4. Cook until the rice is done.
  5. Serve jeera rice hot, topped with the cashew nuts, with any spicy curry or raita.

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