Special Methi Pulao

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: One-Dish Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 3 cups - basmati rice
  • 1 cup - coriander leaves
  • 1 cup - pudina leaves
  • 5 - green chillies
  • 1 - tomato
  • 2 tbsp - methi seeds
  • 2 - large onions
  • 1.5 tbsp - ginger garlic paste
  • 4.5 cups - water
  • 4 tbsp - ghee
  • whole garam masala (cloves - 8, cinnamon - 5, elaichi - 4)
  • salt

How to Make Special Methi Pulao

  • Soak methi seeds overnight. Wash and soak rice while you begin the cooking process.
  • Heat ghee and add whole garam masala. Wait till they splutter.
  • Add onions and fry till they are transparent. Add ginger-garlic paste and stir fry well till raw smell leaves.
  • Add tomato and fry well along with green chillies, coriander and pudina leaves.
  • Add the soaked methi seeds (drain the water from the methi). Stir for 3 mins.
  • Add 4.5 cups of water, salt and bring it to a boil.
  • Add rice and cook till done while stirring just once or twice in between.
  • Serve hot with pudina chutney.
  • Make the chutney by blending together coconut, pudina leaves, tamarind, ginger, green chillies, and salt.