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Methi Pulao Recipe

Methi Pulao is a popular Indian Main
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On :
Wednesday, 29 June, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Steam Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 2 cups - Rice (basmati)
  • 1 big Onion
  • 1 small bunch fresh Methi leaves
  • 10 to 12 French beans
  • 1 big Carrot
  • 1 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 4 green Cardamoms
  • 2 to 3 Cloves
  • 1 small stick Cinnamon
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 2 tbsp - Green peas
  • 1.5 tsp - red chillie powder
  • 4 to 5 tbsp - oil
  • 4 cups - water
  • salt to taste
  • How to Make Methi Pulao:

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





     

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