Methi Pulao | Fenugreek Leaves Rice | Vendaya Keerai Sadam

How to make healthy methi pulao recipe or fenugreek leaves rice or vendaya keerai sadam recipe

Methi pulao/ fenugreek leaves rice is a flavourful North Indian style rice /(pulao)variety. It is a very healthy and easy to make rice variety and an ideal lunch box recipe. Learn how to make this nutritious and tasty methi pulao recipe in pressure cooker.

Methi pulao/ Fenugreek leaves Rice / Vendaya keerai sadam

Ingredients

Basmati rice -250 gms
Methi leaves (Fenugreek leaves/ vendaya keerai) -1 1/2  cups
Onion -1 big chopped
Tomato -2 nos chopped
Ginger garlic paste -1 tbsp
Red chilly powder -1 tsp
Turmeric powder -1/2 tsp
Garam masala powder -1/2 tsp
Cinnamon,cloves,cardamon  -2 nos each
Pudina leaves a handful ( optional)
Salt to taste
Ghee/Oil -1 tbsp

Method

Wash and soak the basmati rice for 30 mins.
Heat ghee/oil in a pressure cooker add cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, onion saute for a minute. Add ginger garlic paste saute for few seconds. Next add tomatoes saute.

Add the fenugreek leaves, pudina leaves and mix well.


Add red chilly powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder, salt mix well.

Add the soaked basmati rice( after draining the water completely)mix everything gently.

Add 2 cups water and pressure cook for 2 whistles.


Garnish and serve hot with onion raita n chips.

Preparation Time -30 mins
Serves -4

Note-
Do not chop the methi leaves just remove them from the stalk wash well and use ,if you chop it it become very bitter.


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