Jeera Rice (Indian Spiced Rice)

Easy, fragrant basmati rice with cumin seeds and freshly ground garam masala. Serve with curries, dals or as is.


2 cups basmati rice, cooked
2 tbsp ghee or butter
2 tsp jeera (cumin seeds)
1 yellow onion
1 tsp garam masala
Kosher salt, to taste
1 inch ginger, minced
2 cloves garlic, minced


1. In a large skillet over medium high heat, add ghee, butter or oil. Once hot, add onions and saute, 5-6 minutes. Add cumin seeds, salt and garam masala, 2-3 minutes, until fragrant.
2. Add cooked rice with a dash of oil and simmer, 4-5 minutes until fragrant. Serve as is, top with golden raisins or almonds or serve with curry or dal and enjoy!

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