Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Methi Pulao( vendhaya keerai pulao)


· A small bunch of methi leaves(chopped)
· 1 cup rice
· 2 piece cinnamon
· 1 tbsp fennel seeds (sombu)
· 1 tbsp jeera
· 1 big onion (chopped)
· ¼ tbsp Turmeric powder
· 2 tbsp dhania(coriander) powder
· 1 tbsb red chilli powder
· 1 tbsp garam masala powder
· 2 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
· 1 big tomato (chopped)
· coriander leave


1. Heat oil in a pan.
2. Add the fennel seeds, jeera, chopped onion , tumeric powder, dhania powder, red chilli powder,     
    garam masala powder, chopped tomato, chopped methi leaves, coriander leaves and salt for    
3. Fry the mixture for about 10 minutes.
4. Mix the rice and again fry for about 5 minutes.
5. Pour sufficient water into it and pressure cook on low flame for 5 to 6 minutes.
6. Garnish the dish with fried pieces of paneer.
7. Methi Pulao is ready to serve.
8. Serve it with chilled raita.


  1. Hi Reka ,

    This methi pulao looks yummy.

    Very easy recipe.

    Thanks for posting different recipes.

    Keep it up...

  2. Rekha, Am gonna try this :) Waiting for my methi plants to grow :):)I was wondering what to cook with methi... Thanks for the recipe...

    1. Thanks for visiting my blog keerthana .. pls try it and let me know :)