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Methi Pulao


Methi Pulao


Methi (Fenugreek) Leaves – 1 bunch
Onion – 1 large
Green chili – 2-3 slit
Ginger garlic paste – 1 tbsp
cloves – 4
Cinnamon – 2″ stick
Cardammom – 4
Bay Leaves – 1-2
Oil – 3 tbsps
Juice of one lemon
Fresh Mint – few
Long grain or basmati or Brown rice – 4 cups


1.Wash and soak rice.
2.Pick and wash methi leaves.Chop onions.
3.Heat thich bottom vessel or pressure cooker,add oil and whole spices,stir and add chopped onoins and green chilis stir for few mins.
4.Now add ginger garlic paste fry well then add mint and methi leaves stir and add boiling water double the measure of rice.To save time or add normal water and bring to a boil,add salt and soaked and drained rice.
5.Add lemon juice and pressure cook as normal rice 8-10 mins on medium heat.(remember it cooks soon if you add boiling water) or as normal in thick bottom vessel.

Serve with Chicken curry and raita.

By Kezia Mary.


Mixed Vegetable Pulao

Mixed Veg Pulao


Rice – 4 cups.Washed and soaked
Carrot – 1 chopped
Potato – 1chopped
French beans – 10 chopped
Green peas – 1/2 cup
Onion – 1 large chopped
Green chili – 3 slit
Curry leaves – few
Ginger Garlic paste – 2 tbsp
Salt – as per taste
Oil – 4 tbsp
Cloves – 5
Cinnamon – 2 inch piece
Cardamom – 4-5
Bay leaves – 2
Water – 9 cups


1.Heat a pressure cooker and add oil and add whole spices and fry 1 min add chopped onions,green chili and curry leaves fry few mins .then add ginger-garlic paste and fry till brown.
2.Now add the cleaned and chopped vegetables and stir fry few mins and cover for 2-3 mins and add 9 cups water and salt cover and bring to boil.
3.Now add washed,soaked and drained rice stir well and pressure cook upto 3 whistles.Turn of heat when done.

When pressure is totally released open and add lemon juice and chopped mint if you wish and cover again for few min.

Serve with curry of your choice veg or non-veg and raita or salad.

By Kezia Mary

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