Friday, May 16, 2008

Pepper cumin seeds rice - Jeera rice


Pepper - Millagu - 1 table spoon
Cumin seeds - Jeeragam - 2 table spoons

Raw rice - Pacharisi - 1 cup
Garlic - Poondu - 3 nos. (Medium)
Ghee - Nei - 2 table spoons
Red chillies - Kaintha milagai - 2 nos. (Small)
Salt to taste


  1. Wash and keep raw rice in pressure cooker. 1 cup of rice needs 2 cups of water. Add a pinch of salt to it.
  2. Meanwhile cut garlic to small pieces (Round), heat ghee in a pan, add garlic pieces and fry for sometime.
  3. Fry pepper, cumin seeds and red chillies and powder it in a mixie.
  4. Add garlic fry, pepper, cumin seeds and chilly powder along with salt to rice and mix it well.

Pepper cumin seeds rice is hot and tasty. It can be served for 2 people. Requires some 25 minutes to cook.

Note: After rice is cooked it should be spread over in a wide plate or bowl so that it is cool. The ingredients must be added after it is cooled off. Mix with a spoon so that rice is not smashed or broken.

Optional: Pepper and other ingredients measurement is subject to change according to individuals taste.

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