Methi Pulav

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 bunch - fresh methi leaves (destalked and coarsely chopped)
  • 2 cups - leftover rice or freshly cooked rice, nicely cooled on a plate
  • 2 tsp - urad dal
  • 1/2 tsp - rai (mustard seeds)
  • 1 - green chilli, slit into half
  • 2 - red chillies, cut into halves
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric powder
  • A few fresh curry leaves
  • 2 tbsp - oil or ghee
  • salt to taste
  • juice of half lime
  • freshly grated coconut to garnish

How to Make Methi Pulav

  • Heat the oil or ghee in a heavy-bottom kadai.
  • Add urad dal, rai, red and green chillies.
  • When the rai seeds pop, add curry leaves and the turmeric powder.
  • Stir for a moment.
  • Add cut methi leaves and fry for 5 minutes or till the methi leaves are cooked.
  • Add salt to taste and add rice and lime juice.
  • Mix thoroughly. Cover and reduce flame and cook for 5-10 minutes.
  • Serve hot after garnishing with grated coconut.