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Methi Pulao

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make

  • Wash and soak the rice for 20 mins.
  • Finely slice the onion lengthwise.
  • Finely chop the methi leaves, French beans and carrots and wash well.
  • Heat oil in a heavy bottomed vessel. Add cumin seeds, cardamoms, cloves, cinnamon and bay leaf.
  • When the seeds splutter add the onions and fry on a low flame till golden.
  • Add the finely chopped methi leaves and fry on a low flame for about 5-10 mins.
  • Add the French beans, carrots, green peas, red chillie powder and salt to taste.
  • Mix well. Add rice and water and mix.
  • Cook on a high flame. After a boil, simmer.
  • Mix once or twice while the rice is being cooked.
  • Cook till the rice is done.
  • Serve hot with any raita.