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Jeera Roti

5 Oct

Jeelakarra Rotti


Rice Flour 1 cup
Cumin Seeds 2 tsps
Salt to taste
Oil 1 tbsp

Method of preparation:

In a pot, bring to boil 1 cup of water.
Remove from heat and add rice flour, cumin seeds and salt.
Mix thoroughly to form a soft dough.

Heat flat pan on medium low heat, take good amount of roti dough and flatten it on the pan into thin crust using fingers.
Wet the fingers with water when they tend to stick to dough.
Cook closed for 3-5 minutes or until the bottom layer turns light brown.
Turn on other side, add oil around the roti and leave it for 5 more minutes.
Remove when it turns brown and almost crisp.
Serve with garlic pickle or any chutney.

Notes: Don’t overboil the water.

Jeera Rice

24 Mar

Jilakarra Annam using jeelakarra kaaram/jeera powder


Jeera/ Cumin seeds 2tbsp
red chillies 1-3
pure ghee 1tsp
salt to taste
Boiled rice 3-4 cups

Method of preparation:

With little ghee fry red chillies for few seconds.
Remove from stove and add jeera.
Cool it to room temperature and grind in to fine powder.
Mix the jeera powder with rice and a drop of ghee.

You can do talimpu/popu with urad dal and mustard seeds if u like to make the rice a bit crunchy.
Powder cant get any spicy than this. You can store the jeera powder in a tight container for months. This way you get a quick tasty and zesty kick in seconds.