Methi Pulao | Fenugreek Leaves Rice | Vendaya Keerai Sadam

Methi Pulao | Fenugreek Leaves Rice | Vendaya Keerai Sadam 

Methi pulao/ Fenugreek leaves Rice / Vendaya keerai sadam

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.


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


👉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


✍️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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