Methi Pulao
Methi Pulao | Methi Rice | No Onion No Garlic Methi Pulav
Quick no fuss Methi Pulao recipe!
Methi Pulao
Methi Pulao | Methi Rice | No Onion No Garlic Methi Pulav
Quick no fuss Methi Pulao recipe!
Servings Prep Time
2people 15minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
15minutes 15minutes
Servings Prep Time
2people 15minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
15minutes 15minutes
Ingredients
For Methi Pulao Spice Mix –
  • 1tbsp Urad Dal
  • 1tbsp Coriander Seeds
  • 4 Dried Red Chillies
  • 2 Cloves
  • 1/2tsp Jeera/Cumin Seeds
  • 1/2tsp Oil
For Methi Pulao –
  • 1cup Methi Leavesfinely chopped
  • 1cup Basmati Rice
  • 2cups Water
  • 1tbsp Ghee/Oil
  • 1/2tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2tsp Jeera/Cumin Seeds
  • 1 Dried Red Chilli
  • 1/4tsp Turmeric Powder
  • Salt as needed
  • 1-2tbsp Lemon juice1 Lemon
Instructions
  1. In a small pan, heat 1/2 tsp of oil and add all ingredients under spice mix.
  2. Fry until golden brown and fragrant. Once cooled down, grind into a smooth powder. Set aside.
  3. In a thick bottomed pan, bring 2 cups of water to boil. Add a few drops of oil and salt as needed for rice. Add a cup of basmati rice.
  4. Keep covered and cook on low flame until the rice is done. Spread the rice in a large plate and let it cool down.
  5. In the same pan, heat a tbsp. of ghee/oil. Add mustard seeds, urad dal and jeera along with torn dried red chilli.
  6. As they splutter, add a cup of finely chopped methi leaves. Fry for 3-4 mins on low flame until the leaves start to wilt.
  7. Add cooled down basmati rice along with salt as needed and mix well.
  8. Finally add the spice powder. Give it a good mix and switch off the heat.
  9. At last squeeze lemon juice, mix well. Serve hot with any side dish.