Jeera Fried Rice Recipe

Jeera Fried Rice Recipe
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Jeera Fried Rice is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Jeera Fried Rice by following this easy recipe.
Jeera Fried Rice Recipe
Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Cooking Time 30 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Recipe Type Veg.
Serves 2
Calories Per Serving 185.3
  • 1 cup Rice (chawal) (Basmati)
  • 1 tbsp Cumin Seed (Jeera)
  • 1 tbsp Cashews (halved)
  • 4-5 Pepper Corns
  • 1 Bay Leaf (Tej Patta)
  • 2 1/2 cup Water
  • 1 tsp Sugar (Cheeni)
  • 1/4 tsp Clove (Lavang)
  • ½ tsp Cinnamon (Tuj/Dalchini) (powder)
  • 2 Onions (Pyaj) (cut into rings)
  • 2 tbsp Ghee
  • Salt to taste
How to make Jeera Fried Rice:
  • Wash rice well and soak it in salt water for 30 minutes.
  • Heat up ghee in a heavy or nonstick pan.
  • Mix in onions and fry till dark brown and crisp.
  • Drain, and mix in cashews to same ghee.
  • Fry to a light brown, drain, keep side.
  • Mix in jeers, peppercorns, bay leaf to same ghee.
  • Stir fry for a few seconds, drain, and mix in rice.
  • Keep aside the drained water.
  • Mix in sugar, stir gently, frying rice till light brown.
  • Mix in spice powder, stir.
  • Mix in salt water, and bring it to boil.
  • Simmer (boil slowly at low temperature) covered, till rice is cooked and water evaporates.
  • Each grain should be separate.
Serve hot with dal fry.