Jeera Fried Rice

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

INGREDIENTS (for 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.