Jeera Rice - Butter Rice with Cumin
Who says rice is a boring side? It only takes a little spice to make it great!
- 2 cups rice (ideally long grain)
- ¼ cup butter
- 2 Tbsp whole cumin seed
- 2 onions, chopped fine
- 2 bay leaves
- Salt and pepper to taste
Rinse rice in running water and rain for several minutes.
Heat a pot on medium. Sauté cumin in butter. Add onions and cook 5 minutes more, stirring occasionally. Add rice and mix well.
Add bay leaf, salt, pepper and 3 cups boiling water. Bring to a boil, reduce to low heat and cover. Cook 20 minutes and remove from heat.
Let rest 15 minutes before serving.