Dec 1, 2008

Jeera Pulao

  • Oil 
  • Whole garam masala
  • Jeera - 1 tsp
  • Pre soaked Basmati rice - 1 cup (pre soaked for minimum 30 mins).
  • Green chilli - 1 
  • Mint leaves - lil
  • Coriander leaves
  • Potato - 1/2 of medium sized finely sliced (opt)
  • Peas - 1/4 cup (opt)
  • salt
  • Fried onions (opt)


Oil + Whole garam masala (cardamom + cloves + bay leaf) + Jeera . After Jeera Splutters, add green chilli finely sliced + mint leaves (opt) + coriander leaves + potato (opt) + peas (opt) --> Cook for 1 to 2 minutes. Now add water (quantity of water should be twice the amount of Basmati rice). When the water begins to boil, add salt and the pre soaked basmati rice to it and keep the flame on medium high. When the rice gets 90% cooked, change the flame to low and cook in lowest flame for another 10 mins. Garnish with fried onions and coriander leaves.


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