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methi pulao recipe
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methi pulao recipe | methi rice recipe | fenugreek rice recipe

easy methi pulao recipe | methi rice recipe | fenugreek rice recipe
Course pulao
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 3 Servings
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp ghee / clarified butter
  • 17 pieces of paneer / cottage cheese
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds / jeera
  • 1 bay leaf / tej patta
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 1 star anise
  • 1 inch cinnamon stick / dalchini
  • 5 cloves / lavang
  • 1 onion thinly sliced
  • 1 green chilli slit
  • ¼ tsp turmeric / haldi
  • 1 tsp ginger - garlic paste
  • 1 cup methi leaves / fenugreek leaves
  • ½ tsp kashmiri red chilli powder / lal mirch powder
  • 1 cup basmati rice soaked 30 minutes
  • ¼ cup peas / matar fresh / frozen
  • cups water
  • salt to taste

Instructions

  • firstly, in a kadai heat ghee and roast paneer pieces.
  • roast paneer till they turn golden brown. keep aside.
  • further in the same kadai add in spices and saute till they turn aromatic.
  • additionally, add in onions and saute well.
  • now add chilli and ginger - garlic paste. saute well.
  • furthermore, saute methi leaves till they shrink in size.
  • now add turmeric and chilli powder. saute for a minute.
  • add in 1 cup basmati rice, soaked 30 minutes.
  • saute for a minute without breaking rice grains.
  • now add peas, water and salt to taste.
  • stir well and cover and cook till rice gets cooked well completely.
  • now add roasted paneer and mix gently.
  • finally, serve methi pulao with lemon and raita of your choice.