Jeera Pulao

  • 1 cup Long Grain (Basmati) Rice
  • 2 cups Water
  • 11/2tsp Cumin seeds(jeera)
  • 1tbsp oil
  • salt to taste
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 3-4 cloves
  • Few whole Black pepper
  • 1 Black Cardamom

cooking time:

  1. Clean and wash rice. Wash and drain rice 2-3 times and soak in water for 15-10 minutes.
  2. Heat oil and add cumin seeds (jeera), bay leaf, cardamom, whole black pepper and cloves.
  3. When Cumin seeds are done add the rice and salt, mix well.
  4. Add water.
  5. When it starts boiling low down the flame of the gas and cover it partially.
  6. Keep an eye, rice will be done when holes appear on the surface and water is completely absorbed.
  7. Serve the jeera pulao hot with any gravies or raita.