Feb 7, 2009


Basmati rice ---- 1 1/2 cup
Methi leaves ---- 2 cups
Mint and coriander leaves --- 1/4 cup
Onion --- 1 medium
Green chilies --- 4 slit
Ginger garlic paste --- 1 tea sp
Ghee or oil --- 1 tab sp
Clove --- 4 no
Cinnamon – 1 inch pieces 3
Cardamom --- 4
Salt to taste

Turmeric powder --- 1/4 tea sp


Wash and soak rice in 2 & half cup s water
Clean wash drain and chop methi leaves, peel wash and slice onion.
Heat ghee or oil in a pan add clove, cinnamon, cardamom let them popup then add sliced onion slit green chilies and fry till onion become soft and light golden color
Then add ginger,garlic paste stir once and then add chopped methi leaves mint and coriander leaves and fry for 3-4 min.
Now drain water from rice and reserve the water a side add rice to onion and methi mixture in the pan and stir for few sec. then add turmeric powder, salt to taste mix well and add water mix once again and cover and cook till done
If you are cooking in a pressure cooker cover and cook till 2 whistles
Remove from heat let it cool, open and mix once gently and serve hot with raita and gobi Manchurian.

Enjoy your meal.


CurryLeaf said...

I make a similar version -looks perfect for me.I would like to pair this with gobi manchurian as well.I suggest you sent this to 'healthy family meals' as this is healthy with the greens.Do so if interested

Suparna said...

delicious methi pulao! healthy and tasty,must try it sometime.


Priya Suresh said...

Methi pulao looks great, mine is also the same...delicious n healthy as well..

Cham said...

I imagine the aromatic flavor of ur rice!