Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Methi Pulao

One pot and easy to make recipe. Basmati rice cooked with fresh bunch of methi leaves and vegetables along with blend of different aromatic spices.



Ingredients

3 cups Basmati rice
1 bunch of Methi leaves | Fenugreek leaves, chopped
2 Carrots, cut into rectangle pieces
200 gms Green beans, cut into 1'' pieces
4 cloves of garlic, minced
1 inch Ginger, grated or minced
4 - 5 Green chilies, Slit length wise
3 Bay leaves
2 (1 inch) sticks of Cinnamon
3 Cardamom
4 tsp Oil
Salt

Method

  • Heat oil in a pressure cooker. Add bay leaf, cinnamon, cardamom, ginger, garlic, and green chilies. Saute for a minute

  • Add onions, carrots and beans. Saute for 2 minutes.

  • Add methi leaves

  • Add washed basmati rice and mix well. Fry for 2 minutes

  • Add 4 cups of Water and adjust salt as per taste. Cook rice for up to 3 whistles

  • Serve hot with raitha

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