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Jeera Rice

This tasty Indian rice dish fits easily into the renal diet and pairs nicely with Chicken Gravy. Add a piece of Naan, some Raitha, and a hardboiled egg to complete the meal. Naan is an Indian flat bread. Raitha is an Indian side dish.

Jeera Rice


Serving size: 1/2 cup
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1 tablespoon
olive oil
cinnamon sticks
3⁄4 cups
onion (chopped)
2 tablespoons
ground cumin
1 clove
garlic (thinly sliced)
ginger (thinly sliced)
1⁄2 cup
peas (frozen)
1 cup
basmati rice



  • Pour rice in a bowl and cover with water
  • Let sit for 30 minutes while making the rest of the dish
  • Add olive oil to pan and turn on low heat
  • Add cinnamon stick, onion, cumin powder, garlic, peas, and ginger to pan
  • Cook until onions are translucent
  • Drain the water off the rice and add 2 cups of fresh water
  • Pour the water and rice in with the mixture cooking on the stove
  • Cover and simmer till water is all absorbed stirring rice every few minutes

Nutritional Analysis

Per serving
Calories: 121 kcal
Protein: 3 g
Carbohydrates: 19 g
Dietary Fiber: 1 g
Phosphorus: 46 mg
Potassium: 90 mg
Sodium: 17 mg