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Plain Methi Pulao Recipe

Plain Methi Pulao is a popular Indian Main
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On :
Friday, 24 March, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Steam Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
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  • 1 bunch Methi leaves (individually removed from the stems and washed thoroughly
  • 1.5 cup - basmati rice, boiled (should be partially cooked - 75%)
  • 1 tsp - Cumin seeds (jeera)
  • 2 medium onions, finely chopped
  • 2 to 3 Cloves - garlic, crushed
  • 2 to 3 - green chillies, chopped
  • 1 tsp - kasoori Methi
  • salt and Red Chilli powder to taste
  • Ghee
  • How to Make Plain Methi Pulao:

    1. To remove the bitter taste of the methi leaves soak them in salt water for 5-10 minutes.
    2. After some time, squeeze out the water from the methi leaves. Set aside.
    3. Heat ghee. Add cumin seeds.
    4. As they splutter add the onions.
    5. Stir, add the crushed garlic. Saute for half a min.
    6. Add green chillies, methi leaves, kasoori methi and saute until the mixture is dry.
    7. Add rice, mix well and put on "dum" for 10 minutes. by sealing off the covered pan with dough, and placing the pan on low heat.


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