Quick n Easy Methi Pulao

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

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

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups - rice, picked, washed and soaked
  • 1 small bunch methi (chopped)
  • 1 stick cinnamon
  • 2 tomatoes finely chopped
  • 1 black cardamom (pounded)
  • 4 green cardamoms (pounded)
  • 2 large onions (sliced)
  • 1/2 tsp - ginger-garlic paste
  • 2 green chillies to taste sliced or chopped
  • 1 .5 tsp - red chillie powder
  • 2 tsp - coriander powder
  • ½ tsp - turmeric powder
  • 4 cups - water
  • 2 tbsp - ghee
  • 4 cloves
  • salt to taste

How to Make Quick n Easy Methi Pulao

  • Put the washed methi leaves in a large, microwave-safe bowl.
  • Cover and microwave at 100% power for 8 minutes.
  • Heat the ghee in a large flat- bottomed, microwave-safe dish and microwave at 100% power for 3 minutes.
  • Add the whole spices. Cook at the same power level for 1 minute. Add the onions and ginger-garlic.
  • Cook another 4 minutes. Add the tomato, chillies, powdered spices and chopped methi.
  • Cook at the same power level for 3 minutes. The ghee should just start to separate.
  • Add rice, salt, measured water and mix well.
  • Cook uncovered at 100% power for 15 minutes, then cover and complete cooking at 60% power for 5 minutes.
  • Stand 5 minutes before serving.

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