Plain Methi Pulao

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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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

  • To remove the bitter taste of the methi leaves soak them in salt water for 5-10 minutes.
  • After some time, squeeze out the water from the methi leaves. Set aside.
  • Heat ghee. Add cumin seeds.
  • As they splutter add the onions.
  • Stir, add the crushed garlic. Saute for half a min.
  • Add green chillies, methi leaves, kasoori methi and saute until the mixture is dry.
  • 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.