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
2 tablespoon ghee
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
First of all clean the basmati rice manually and later soak them. Wait for 20 minutes.
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.
Soon add sliced onion and add tamarind, ginger and garlic paste. Keep frying for some time. Later, add cashew paste.
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.
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.
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.
Take out the fully done rice in a bowl and garnish it with fried cashew nuts.