Thursday, 19 January 2012

Microwave Jeera Rice (Cumin Rice)

microwave jeera rice

Microwave is very good for cooking rice. As far as jeera rice is concerned, it's very flavorful and tasty.
Recipe of microwave jeera rice/ cumin rice
1 1/2 cup basmati rice
2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
Salt to taste
1 tablespoon ghee (clarified butter)
1. Wash rice and soak in water for 1/2 an hour. Drain.
2. Take a big microwave safe bowl. Put ghee in it and add jeera. Cook uncovered, on High for 30 seconds.
3. Add rice, salt and 3 cups of water. Mix well. Cover with a micro safe lid or a cling film through which some holes have been pierced.
4. Cook for 13 minutes on High.
5. Let it stand for 5 minutes. Serve microwave jeera rice hot with some curry or vegetable.

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