Zeera rice
Zeera rice

Manvvi Bhatia



Prep Time

0 : 0

Cooking Time

0 : 15



Nutrient Value (per 100 gm)
*Color codes: low, medium or high quantity for corresponding nutrient. Grey for Not Applicable
Energy -
Fat 10.7 g
Sat Fat 2.78 g
Salt 177.0 mg
Sugars 1.84 g
  • Other Items
  1. 250 Grams Basmati Rice (long grained)
  2. 2 tablespoon Ghee
  3. 2 tablespoon Cumin Seeds
  4. 2 Medium Sized Onions Finely Sliced
  5. Oil To Deep Fry
  6. Salt to taste
  1. Take a pan, heat the oil in it and deep fry the onion slices till they turn a beautiful golden brown colour.
  2. Put these onion slices onto a plate and drain the excess oil with paper towels. Keep aside.
  3. Wash and soak the rice for 10 minutes before cooking.
  4. Take a pot and pour in 2 and ½ cups of water. Bring this to a boil.
  5. In the meantime, take a large pan and heat the ghee, fry the cumin seeds in it.
  6. Once the cumin seeds start to crackle, put in the rice. Sauté and cook for 4-5 minutes.
  7. Then pour in the boiling hot water. Let it simmer for 5 minutes.
  8. Then add the salt according to taste. Cover with a lid and let cook for 10-12 minutes or till the rice is done.
  9. Serve hot with a garnish of fried onions on top.