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29 September, 2015

METHI/FENUGREEK PULAO

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DATE – 21.9.15

ABOUT RECIPE

Methi/ fenugreek pulao is healthy and tasty pulao and  easy to prepare. In this pulao with methi I am adding peas and paneer, adding paneer is optional, instead of paneer you can add carrot or corn. For making this pulao I am using basmati rice but you can use any raw rice . I have used frozen green peas but u can you fresh peas too. Try this recipe and share your feedback.

 

Pre time – 15 mins

Cook time- 20 mins

Recipe type – main

Cuisine– indian

 

INGREDIENTS

Rice – 1 cup

Methi/fenugreek leaves – 1 cup

Peas – ½ cup

Paneer – ¼ cup(optional)

Onion – 1 small (chopped)

Garlic – 2-3

ginger – ½ inch

Green chilly – 1

Red chilly pwdr – ¼ tsp

Turmeric pwdr – ¼ tsp

Cumin/ jeera – ½ tsp

Green cardamon – 2

Clove – 2

Cinnamon stick – ½ inch

Mace – 1-2

Garam masala – ½ tsp

Curd – ¼ cup

Ghee – 1 ½ tbsp +oil – 1 tsp

Salt – as per taste

Water – 2 cups

 

METHOD

Rinse rice with water and soak the rice for 30 mins in enough water. Now rinse and chop methi leaves.

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Cut paneer in cubes and fry them till they turn light brown in 1 tsp of oil.(frying paneer is optional).

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In a small blander take ginger, garlic and green chilly and grind them with less water.

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Heat ghee in pressure cooker then add cumin seeds, green cardamon,clove, cinnamon stick and anish.  Let them crackle.

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Now add chopped onion stir and saute the onion till they become light brown.

Add ginger-garlic and green chilly paste. Stir and saute till the raw small of ginger-garlic goes away.

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Now add red chilly and turmeric pwdr, stir them.

Now add chopped methi leaves and green peas , stir and cook them for a minute
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Add curd and mix well. Cook curd till it become dry.

Add the soaked basmati rice. Stir and saute for a minute.

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Pour 2 cups of water, when water starts boiling add garam masala, salt and paneer cubes. Stir again.

Close the pressure cooker lid and keep the cooker in high flame, for 2-3 whistle OR after 1 whistle keep the cooker in low flame for 1 min. switch off flame and wait till the cooker settles down on its own

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Now your methi pulao is ready, serve it with any raita or curd.

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1 COMMENT

One thought on : METHI/FENUGREEK PULAO

  • lakshmi
    October 5, 2015 at 4:38 am

    looking nice. I think taste will be nice. I have to try.

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