Rice - 1 cup
Oil - 3 tsp
Onions - 2 medium
Ginger Garlic paste - 1/2 tsp
Green chilies - 2 medium
Roasted Cumin powder / Jeera Powder - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Biryani powder - 1/2 tsp
Water - 2 cups
Bay leaf - 2 nos
Cinnamon - 2"
Cloves - 3
Cardamon - 2
Dagad Phool / Kallupachi / Black Stone Flower - 2
How to make the Jeera Pulao
Wash and soak the rice for 15 mins.
In a pressure cooker, heat oil, add the whole spices, saute for couple of minutes. Then add onion julienne. Saute them till it turns colour.
Then add ginger garlic paste, green chilies. saute well. Now add the drained rice. Saute well.
Next add the salt, cumin powder, biryani powder, combine everything well. After couple of mins, add water, cover with lid and pressure cook for 3 whistles or till done.
Once the pressure falls, fluff with fork.
Serve with Methi aloo Tamatar.