Cumin,Pepper Rice | சீரகம்,மிளகு சாதம் | Easy Lunch Box Menu

Pepper Jeera Rice

The most simple of all flavoured rice is jeera rice.After Jeera rice this is my fav.It is very easy and quick Lunch box who doen’t eat much spicy foods would also love this rice.


1 and 1/2 tsp Pepper
2 tsp Jeera/Cumin
1 cup cooked Rice
Salt as needed

For Tempering:

2 tbsp Ghee
1 tsp Urad dal
1 tsp Bengal gram dal
10 Cashew nuts
3-4 Garlic Pods(optional)
Few Curry Leaves

Pepper Jeera Rice



Powder the pepper and Cumin/Jeera together in mixie,not as fine powder,grind it coarsely.


Heat Ghee in a kadai,add urad dal,bengal gram dal,cashew nuts,garlic pods(optional) fry it in ghee,till light brown.Add the curry leaves finally and then switch off the stove.


Now add the cooked rice,salt and cumin pepper powder into the kadai and mix well along with the tempering.


Once the rice blend well with the powder and tempering,again on the stove.In low flame toss the rice for few minutes and then remove it from the stove.


Transfer it into a serving bowl.Here is the flavourful Cumin Pepper rice is ready.

Potato fry

Now we need a simple side dish to try this rice rite,Here is my all time fav Side dish,Simple Potato Fry…Hope you also Love this Side dish…

Cumin Peper rice

Serve with your favourite side dish or simply with papad…

Have a Nice Day!!!

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  1. the pic with potato fry and rice is so very tempting!….i feel like making that for dinner now….but since dinner is already cooked…i will make it for tomorrow’s lunch for sure! 🙂

  2. wow…Wonderful combination…Me too used to make this rice often…Potato is perfect to this rice…

    I used to make this gingely oil…nallaennai..It tastes like the rice we get in kovil…

  3. Ayoo! simply salivating, prema – just the kind of rice I LOVE – we used to plan out visits to Grand Sweets iN chennai so that we could receive the donnais of the rice they made (or still make?)

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