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methi pulav



Methi Pulav, also known as Fenugreek Rice, is a flavorful rice dish made with fresh fenugreek leaves, basmati rice, and a blend of spices. Originating from the Indian subcontinent, Methi Pulav is very nutritious due to the presence of fenugreek which is known to have numerous health benefits. This dish is an ideal comfort food and usually served with a side of raita or a salad. It is quick to make and can be enjoyed as a weekday meal or for lunch boxes.

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basmati rice

1 cup

fresh methi (fenugreek) leaves

2 cups


2 tablespoon

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

onion, chopped


tomato, chopped


green chilli


turmeric powder

1/2 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala

1 teaspoon

Salt to taste



Step 1:

Rinse the rice in cold water until the water runs clear. Soak the rice for 30 minutes.

Step 2:

Heat oil in a pan and add the cumin seeds.

Step 3:

Once they start to crackle, add the chopped onions and green chilli. Saute until the onions turn golden.

Step 4:

Now, add the chopped tomatoes and the spices. Mix well and cook until the tomatoes are soft.

Step 5:

Add the methi leaves and saute for a few minutes until they wilt.

Step 6:

Drain the rice and add it to the pan. Stir gently to mix the rice with the spices and methi.

Step 7:

Add 2 cups of water and salt. Cover the pan and let it simmer until the rice is done.

Step 8:

Once the rice is cooked, fluff it up with a fork.

Step 9:

Serve the Methi Pulav hot with raita or salad.

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