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July 5, 2009

Menthi Pulao


Ingredients:
  • Basmati rice ---- 1 1/2 cup
  • Methi leaves ---- 2 cups
  • Mint and coriander leaves --- 1/4 cup
  • Onion --- 1 medium
  • Green chilies --- 4 slit
  • Ginger garlic paste --- 1 teaspoon
  • Ghee or oil --- 1 teaspoon
  • Clove --- 4 no
  • Cinnamon – 1 inch pieces 3
  • Cardamom --- 4
  • Salt to taste
  • Turmeric powder --- 1/4 teaspoon
Method:

  • Wash and soak rice in 21/2 cup s water
  • Clean wash drain and chop methi leaves, peel wash and slice onion.
  • Heat ghee or oil in a pan add clove, cinnamon, cardamom let them popup then add sliced onion slit green chilies and fry till onion become soft and light golden color
  • Then add ginger,garlic paste stir once and then add chopped methi leaves mint and coriander leaves and fry for 3-4 min.
  • Now drain water from rice and reserve the water a side add rice to onion and methi mixture in the pan and stir for few sec. then add turmeric powder, salt to taste mix well and add water mix once again and cover and cook till done
  • If you are cooking in a pressure cooker cover and cook till 2 whistles
  • Remove from heat let it cool, open and mix once gently and serve hot with raita.

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