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Kaju Jeera Rice


Kaju Jeera Rice is a North Indian recipe made using basmati rice, ghee, cashew nuts and onion.It is a delicious and easy to make rice which is perfect for packed lunches and picnics.

2 cup rice
1/2 tablespoon garlic paste
1 onion
2 tablespoon ghee
2 clove
2 tablespoon cumin seeds
1/2 tablespoon ginger paste
1 tablespoon tamarind paste
1/2 teaspoon black salt
100 gm cashews
2 green cardamom
5 tablespoon crushed to paste cashews

Step 1
First of all clean the basmati rice manually and later soak them. Wait for 20 minutes.

Step 2
While the rice is being macerated, heat oil/butter ghee in a different pan. Add jeera to it and keep the gas on low flame.

Step 3
Soon add sliced onion and add tamarind, ginger and garlic paste. Keep frying for some time. Later, add cashew paste.

Step 4
After it’s done add dry cloves and cardamom pods. Fry it for a minute. Also, add salt in a quantity that it’s sufficient for the rice as well.

Step 5
Add two cups of water and mix it well. Bring it to boil and then close the lid of the pan and wait for the water to dry.

Step 6
While the rice is being cooked take butter in a small pan and heat it. Soon add cashew nuts to it and fry it. Wait till it gets golden.

Step 7
Take out the fully done rice in a bowl and garnish it with fried cashew nuts.