Jeera Rice Recipe – Video

Jeera rice is north Indian punjabi cuisine dish. Made with boiling Basmati rice and flavor of Cumin seeds, are served with Dal Makhni and Curd Raita.

Written by Maahi Gupta
  By Maahi Gupta          Updated  31 Oct, 16



Jeera Rice- Nothing like Fresh/Hot Jeera Rice ..You will be simply Mesmerized with the Aroma of Roasted Jeera with Rice …. Awesome taste..if you are not in a mood of making anything else along with jeera Rice, then you can simply enjoy them with Pickle or Vegetable Raita… Hope you enjoy this recipe and share your feedback with us.


2 min Prep
10 min Cook
Yield  2 Cup Jeera Rice
Nutrition Facts
Jeera Rice Recipe - Video
Amount Per Serving
Calories 274 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 22%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 10g
Sodium 1018mg 42%
Potassium 51mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 33g 11%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 0.1g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 0.3%
Calcium 2%
Iron 10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


  • First of all wash the Rice in running water. And keep them aside for later use.
  • We are using a pressure cooker here to make the Jeera Rice. So heat Oil in a cooker on high flame.
  • Once it is hot, add cumin seeds and fry until they become golden brown in color.
  • Once done, add water, salt and rice in the cooker. Mix well and close the lid of the pressure cooker.
  • Wait for one whistle. Keep the stove on high flame.
  • After a whistle, turn the stove to low flame and wait for 4-5 minutes.
  • Once done, switch off the stove and keep the pressure cooker aside to cool down.
  • Do not open the lid until it has pressure in it.
  • After 10 minutes approx, open the lid of the cooker and mix Rice with the help of a spatula.
  • They are ready to serve with Dal, Chole, Rajma or anything of your choice.
  • You can also enjoy these rice with pickle and vegetable raita.
  • Hope you enjoy this reicpe and write back with feedback. Thanks for being with inHouseRecipes.

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