Thursday, 26 January 2012

lazy cooks methi pulao

Hi everyone!I made this for lunch yesterday..along with some chettinad chicken.This is pretty easy to do,really healthy..and tasty.
INGRDS
1. 2 cups rice(i use basmati),washed and soaked in water for 1/2 an hour.
2. 2 cups methi(fenugreek) leaves washed and chopped fine.
3. 2 medium sized potatoes chopped into small cubes.
4. 3 mediun sized tomatoes chopped fine.
5. 8 cloves of garlic,pound together with 1 green chilli
6. salt to taste,1/2 tsp each of tumeric,black pepper and chilli powdr and 1 heaped tsp of corriander powder
METHOD
1. In a kadhai(a wide heavy bottomed wok!),add 1tablespoon of oil(any veg. oil..i usually use olive pomace),add the garlic-green chilli,fry for a few mins,as the colour starts changing add the tomatoes and the spices.Fry this well,when the masala comes together...add the methi and potato..cover and cook till the potatoes are almost done(5-7 mins).
2.Now add the drained rice and double the quantity of water,stir well..let it come to a boil,then cover with a lid,reduce the flame to mediun....and walk away.I went to take this picture.
3.After about 12-15 mins check on the rice..it should be done.
4.I garnished with some grated coconut...serve with some raita,papad and pickle........or some lovely spicy chicken.

11 comments:

  1. Super delicious pualo !! very inviting one !!

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  2. Very inviting Healthy Methi Pulao Simran.Fabulous!

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  3. wow..sounds sensational...nice version..;)
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  4. thank you all.....you guys made my day!

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  6. Sims, the pulao is on fire substituted paneer in place of potatoes and added some peas.....off to buy some ramekins for the caramel custard, I used to make one with condensed milk, misplaced the recipe will try yours, love.

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    1. thanks priya!..paneer and peas sound super,will try it myself....do tell me how the caramel custard turns out..:)

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  7. its tasty Simran i tried it today.....

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