Apr 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.


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


  • 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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