How to make Pakistani Jeera Pilaf

Posted on Sep 19 2018 - 1:15pm by kumar
  • Prep Time: 60 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Serves: 6 People

    Ingredients to make Pakistani Jeera Pilaf :

  • Basmati Rice washed and soaked for 20 minutes 1 kilogram
  • Bay Leaves 4
  • Cinnamon sticks medium 3
  • Cumin seeds 2 tablespoons
  • Cardamom green 3
  • Black Cardamom 2
  • Cloves 4
  • Green Chillies slit lengthwise 5
  • Onion big sized 2 thinly sliced
  • Ginger garlic paste 1 teaspoon
  • Salt 1.5 tablespoons
  • Garam Masala 1 teaspoon
  • Water 5 cups for 5 cups Rice .
  • Coriander leaves a bunch
  • Ghee 2 tablespoons
  • Vegetable Oil 3 tablespoons

    How to make Pakistani Jeera Pilaf :

  • In a cooking pot , heat 2 tablespoons ghee .
  • Add all the listed whole spices , cumin seeds . Fry for a minute .
  • Add green chillies .
  • Fry for 2 seconds .
  • Add sliced onions and sauté till golden brown .
  • Add ginger garlic paste . Sauté till raw smell leaves .
  • Add 1/2 cup coriander leaves .
  • Add salt .
  • Add the drained rice and fry gently for 4 minutes .
  • Measure water : rice 1 : 1 and pour the measures water to the cooking pot .
  • Cover the pot once the water started boiling along with the rice.
  • Cook under medium flame for 10 minutes .
  • Garnish with another half cup of fresh coriander leaves .
  • Pakistani Jeera Pilaf is ready to serve .
  • Serve hot with Karahis/ Nirahis.
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