Monday, November 24, 2008

Jeera Rice with a Twist

If you are tired of eating same old same old jeera rice I am sure you will enjoy this recipe. The Mint and coriander gives the rice a nice aroma and before you know it this will be one of your favourites.

Jeera Rice with a twist


Basmati Rice - 1 cup
Water - 2 cups
Salt - to taste.

Jeera (Cumin) - 1-1/2 tbs
Red Chillies - 2 to 4
Butter - 2 tbs

Corainder leaves (Cilantro) - 2 tbs [finely chopped]
Mint leaves - 2 tbs [finely chopped]

Shallots - 3 or 4 [thinly chopped -optional]


Cook the rice with water and salt. In a steel/cast iron pan, add butter ,jeera, red chillies and shallots. Saute until shallot pieces become crispy. Add the chopped mint and corriander leaves and saute until the the leaves are cooked. Mix it with the cooked rice. Serve hot.

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