Jeera Fried Rice

Jeera Fried Rice Indian fried rice made with long-grain rice, cumin, black peppercorns, and onions.


Original recipe yields 3 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 10 mins

    COOK : 50 mins

    TOTAL : 1 hr

    SERVING : 3

    YIELD : 3 servings

  • Wash rice well and soak in 2 1/2 cups salted water for 30 min.

  • Heat oil in a heavy or nonstick pan. Add onions and fry till dark brown. Drain onions and set aside, but reserve the oil.

  • In the same oil, stir fry cumin, peppercorns, and bay leaf for a few seconds.

  • Drain rice reserving the water and add the rice to the frying pan. Add sugar, stir gently, fry till rice is light brown. Add clove-cinnamon powder, stir. Add salt water (previously drained) and bring to a boil.

  • Simmer covered until rice is the cooked and the water evaporates. Rice should not be sticky when finished. Spoon the onions on top to serve.

Per Serving: 340 calories; protein 5.4g; carbohydrates 56.5g; fat 10.2g; sodium 15.6mg.