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Potato Jeera Rice

posted 17 Mar 2016, 02:56 by R A   [ updated 17 Mar 2016, 02:56 ]
When it comes to packing lunch box for kids, it is always a confusion for all the mothers. But there are lots of dishes that can be made in the morning, and pack it for the kids. One such is mixed rice. Giving kids different kinds of mixed rice will keep them energetic and filling too.

Basmati Rice - 1 cup
Potato - 2 nos (medium size peeled and diced)
Onion - 2 nos (finely chopped)
Turmeric Powder - 1 pinch
Coriander Powder - 1 tsp
Green Chilly - 2 nos
Cumin powder - 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds - 2 tsp
Coriander leaves - 1/4 cup (finely chopped)
Mint leaves - 1/4 cup (finely chopped)
Ghee - 4 tbsp
Salt - 1 tbsp

Wash and soak Basmati rice for 30 mins. In a pressure cooker or pressure pan, heat 2 tbsp of ghee. Fry cumin seeds. To that add slit green chilly and layer the onions. Add the potato cubes and basmati rice in layers. Add coriander powder, cumin powder, turmeric powder and salt and mix. Spread the coriander leaves and mint leaves on top and pressure cook it for 3 whistles.

Remove from flame, open immediately by releasing the whistle. Fluff up the rice with a fork. Transfer it to a serving bowl immediately.

Serve with any raitha of your choice. Best will be capsicum raitha.