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Jeera Pulao

Hi Friends,

         Today i coming with Jeera Pulao.Its an unique and olden recipes.This recipe is from my mom.This recipe is very simple and easy to make.Best part is this taste is very delicious.

For this recipe u need:-

Basmati Rice-2 cups
Onions-2nos small (cut into slices)
Cumin Seeds-1/2 cup
Dry Red chillis-4 to 5 nos
Garlic pods- 10 nos
Bay leaves-3 nos
Cloves-2 nos
Cardamom -2 nos
Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil-4 tbsp
Ghee-2 tbsp
Water-4 cups


First cut the onion into slices.

For this rice we need to prepare the paste.Grind cumin seeds,red chillis and garlic and add little water and grind into paste.Keep it aside.
Heat oil and ghee in a kadai.When oil is hot add bay leaves,cloves,cardamom fry till the changes the  color.
 Now add the grind-ed  paste and fry it until the raw smell goes away and oil will separate,color will change.
Now add the  sliced onions and turmeric powder  fry for 5 minutes.
Now wash the rice and add the rice mix well and fry for 5 minutes.
Add this to the rice mixture and cook in a electric cooker or for 2 to 3 whistle in pressure cooker .
Add water and salt mix well.Cook with lid closed.Bring the mixture to boil.
when the water starts to evaporate,keep in sim (low flame) and cook till the rice is soft.
 Once done,let it cook for 5 minutes.
Serve hot with curd or raita or yogurt.
This recipe i sending to the Sara's corner Cooking with Seeds-cumin Seeds



delicious one divya..jeera flavored rice should be very tatsy one..good one

Preeti Kashyap

yummy step by step recipe divya!

An Open Book

im so hungry right now and this is making me want rice so badly


Delicious rice..looks so tmepting.

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal

Simply perfect for the event and what a lovely looking jeera rice. I love it :)

Ammu Madhu


I was lookin' 4 this recipe a long time:)mouthwatering..


Wow new way of making jeera rice.love it.



Jerra pulao with spice paste looks awesome.


Divya dear another mouthwatering dish and i bet it tastes awesome too....how could you get so many tasty dishes???I am envying youuuuuuuuuuuu......:(

Sushma Mallya

Nice recipe divya,love your version of jeera pulav,i love to see stepwise pics and you do it so well..


Thats a falvourful rice for the sure, thanks for sharing this pulao, never tried jeera pulao this way..


New jeera rice looks different n delicious dear.

Hari Chandana

Aromatic pulav.. looks soo delicious and perfect.. thanks for the wonderful recipe.. nice clicks!!


Unique Recipe. I'm going to try it soon.


That's so flavorful ...

Umm Mymoonah

Wow! Very clear instructions,you must be really dedicated,first time in your blog,your blog looks fantastic.

Suman Singh

really like ur step by step presentation on ever dish..nice work..

Hamaree Rasoi

Delicious and aromatic rice with wonderful spices....

Hamaree Rasoi


Hy dear,
A superb co incidence...I have prepared the jeera rice today and am planning to post this week. Your version is great with cute presentation.

Gita Jaishankar

This pulav preparation is different from mine Divya...love the color of this pulav...looks delicious dear :)


Intensely cumin,the pulao sounds super spicy :D


Thanks for your lovely comments...Its truly inspiring n encouraging! Happy blogging..:)

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