Methi wale chawal

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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 cups - rice
  • 1 - medium-sized bunch of methi leaves (washed and finely chopped)
  • 5 to 6 tbsp - oil
  • 1 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 1 - big tomato (finely chopped)
  • 2 to 3 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 2.5 tsp - coriander powder
  • 3/4 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 3 1/4 cups - water
  • salt to taste

How to Make Methi wale chawal

  • Wash and soak the rice for 20 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a dekchi and add the cumin seeds.
  • When they splutter, add the methi leaves and saute for 8 to 10 minutes on a low flame.
  • Add the tomatoes and the powdered masalas and fry till the tomatoes are soft and the oil separates.
  • Add the rice, salt and water to it.
  • Mix it well. Cook on a high flame till it boils.
  • Simmer. Mix it gently a couple of times at regular intervals.
  • Cook till the rice is done.
  • Serve it hot with any raita.