Zeera Rice or Cumin Rice – Maimoona Yasmeen Recipes – Hyderabadwala

From Maimoona Yasmeen’s Recipes




Basmati Rice: 250 grams

Cooking oil: 1 ½ tablespoon

Cumin seeds(zeera): 2 teaspoons

Green chillies(whole) : 4

Curry leaves: ½ cup

Salt: ½ teaspoon + 1 teaspoon

Ajinomoto: 2 pinches




  1. Soak rice for about half an hour. Add water and 1 teaspoon salt and cook the rice.
  2. Spread the cooked rice in a flat bottomed bowl or plate and allow it to cool.
  3. In a cooking pan, add oil. When the oil is hot, add cumin seeds, let them splutter.
  4. Add  whole green chilies de-seeded and vertically slit, add curry leaves,  cooked rice, salt and ajinomoto.
  5. Saute for 2 minutes.


Zeera Rice is ready.




clytone says…
nice dish


cynthia says…
very professional presentation….following on youtube pls do post more videos


Sakina says…
Very nice and professional. thanks for sharing hyderabadi dishes.

One thought on “Zeera Rice or Cumin Rice – Maimoona Yasmeen Recipes – Hyderabadwala

  • 15/12/2016 at 8:29 PM

    Aslam alkum mashalah bhot achi recepies mashaalah kuch try kiye hai humne thanx to yasmeen mam jazkallah


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