Aloo jeera rice| how to make jeera rice

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Aloo jeera rice/ how to make jeera rice

  • Author: Nithya Ravikumar
  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 22 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x


  • Basmati rice- 1 cup
  • potato- 1
  • cumin seeds 1 tbs
  • mintleaves- 3 tbs
  • onions- 1
  • green chilli- 2
  • peppercorns- 1 tsp
  • oil/ghee- 1 tbs


  1. Saok the basmati rice for 15 mins
  2. Heat up the ghee/oil in the pan, add onions, jeera and mint leaves sauté for 2 mins
  3. Add in green chilli and pepper corn, potato sauté them for 3 mins.
  4. Add the soaked basmati Rice and sauté them in the oil for 1 minute.
  5. Now add the required amount of water, add salt and let it boil for 10 minutes.
  6. After 10-12 minutes, simmer the flame to low- medium and cover with lid and cook for another 10 minutes.

STEP BY STEP PICTURES: Aloo jeera rice| how to make jeera rice

DSC_6422Heat up the oil/ghee add in onions

DSC_6424add jeera

DSC_6425Throw some mint leaves..

DSC_6426Add some peppercorns and silted chilli

DSC_6427Add in some cubed potato

DSC_6429Salt to taste..

DSC_6435Add the soaked basmati rice

DSC_6437Saute them in oil for 1 minute

DSC_6438Add the required amour of water.. after 15 to 20 mins aloo jeera rice is ready!!



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  1. Loving these photos. The Rice color beautiful. Indian spicy stick is one of my favorite warm spices! I can relate to eating just the filling. Awesome work Swapna….

  2. Hey Swapna, I tried this recipe yesterday and it came out really good. I did make a minor change. I added a cinnamon stick, some cloves and some cardamoms. We loved it. Thanks for sharing your recipes.

    1. Hello akka!im glad that it turned out well,yeah:) 🙂 adding cinnamon and cloves gives an add-on flavours,sure i will try next time!!Take care!!

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