Tuesday, July 17, 2007

Microwave Jeera Rice

Preparation: 15 Mins
Cooking Time : 20 Mins
Serves: 6


2 Cups Basmati Rice
2 Tb spoon Ghee
2 Irulli (Onions) chopped
2 Tbspns Jeerige(Cumin Seeds)
1 Lavanga(Clove)
1 Elakki(Cardamom)
Salt to Taste
Coriander to Garnish


1.Wash basmati rice until clear, and soak in warm water for 10 mins.

2.Take a glass bowl, put ghee and microwave for 2 mins.

3.Add Cumin seeds, Clove and Cardamom and microwave for 2 mins until aroma spreads.

4.Add onions, stir it and microwave for 2-3 mins until onions turns pink.

5.Add 3 Cups water, soaked rice, and salt to taste.

6.Mix well, add a tspn of ghee and taste the water for salt and Microwave it for 15-16 mins.

7.Garnish with Coriander and Serve hot with Dal/any Side Dish.

Note: You may add cashewnuts along with Jeera, to enhance the taste.

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