Basmati rice – 2 cups

Cumin seeds – 2 tbsp

Onions – 2 thinly sliced

Garlic – 2 finely chopped

Green chillies – 2 finely chopped

Cloves – 6-7

Cashews – 8-10 (optional)

Ghee /oil – 5-6 tbsp

Salt to taste


Soak the rice in water for thirty minutes.

In a pressure cooker, add Ghee /oil and once hot add Cumin seeds, Cloves, cashews, green chillies and garlic and saute for a couple of minutes.

Now add the onions and saute till the onions become translucent.

Now add the rice, four cups of water and salt and mix well.

Now close the lid and cook for ten minutes without adding the weight. Turn off the heat and add some Ghee to enhance the flavour.

Yummy Ghee /Jeera Rice is now ready!!