Methi Rice

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 8
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 bunch - methi leaves, chopped (fenugreek)
  • 4 cups - basmati rice
  • 1 medium - onion, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - coriander powder
  • Salt - to taste
  • 1 tsp - garlic paste
  • 1 tsp - ginger paste
  • 1 tsp - green chillies paste
  • 1/2 tsp - garam masala
  • 4 tsp - vegetable or corn oil

How to Make Methi Rice

  • Wash the methi leaves carefully and chop it and keep aside.
  • Remove water from it.
  • Wash the rice and keep aside with some water inside.
  • Heat a non-stick pan. Pour oil in it.
  • When it is hot, put mustard seeds, when it is popped up, put onion in it.
  • Fry onions till it caramelized.
  • Take the paste of garlic and ginger and fry till light brown.
  • Add green chilli and fry for another 2 mins.
  • Add methi in it and leave it on medium heat till water disappear.
  • Add salt and garam masala. Stir it.
  • Finally, add rice and 2 cups of water to cook the rice.
  • Check in between if rice needs more water.
  • Allow the rice to cook.
  • Serve hot with chutneys or eat it the way you like it.