Tuesday, March 5, 2013


Methi matar pulao is very simple and easy to follow rice recipe, goes well with dry or gravy dishes. I usually prepare this with Ras wale Gobhi Aloo.
Ingredients required for the recipe and the detailed instructions are as follows
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Basmati rice: 2 cups
Fenugreek (methi)leaves : 1 cup chopped
Green Peas: 1 cup
Cumin seeds: 1 tespoon
Whole garam masala: dalchini one stick, green cardamom-2, cloves-2, bay leaf 2, black cardamom-1, pepper corns: 8-10.
Coriander powder: 2 teaspoon
Red chilli powder: 1 teaspoon
Turmeric powder: ¼ teaspoon
Salt : to taste
Garam masala powder: 1 teaspoon
Onion: 1 big
Oil : 1 tablespoon
Water : 2 cups (or little less than 2 cups)
Method: wash and soak basmati rice for ½ an hour, chop and wash methi leaves, chop onions.
Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan, add cumin seeds and whole garam masalas, roast for a minute add sliced onion, stiring continuously cook till they are golden brown in color, add methi leaves mix well , cook till methi starts changing the color add peas , salt, red chilli powder coriander powder, turmeric powder and garam masala powder, if it is dry sprinkle some water to it, cover the lid a cook for 2-3 minutes , add soaked rice to it, mix gently and cook for another 2-3 minutes, add 2 cups of water to it, cook uncovered on a high flame as water starts boiling and almost dried up simmer the flame, cover the lid and cook for another 4-5 minutes. Check rice is cooked completely and water is dried up. Your methi matar puloa is ready serve this with ras wale gobhi aloo, or fried potatoes .


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