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Methi Pulav | Fenugreek leaves Pulav

Methi Pulav recipe

Quick, easy and delicious methi pulav.
Prep Time:10 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Serves: 2 people


  1. Basmati rice- 1 cup
  2. Cumin seeds-1/4 tsp
  3. Cinnamon-2″ piece
  4. Cloves-3 nos
  5. Cardamom-3 nos
  6. Onion,finely chopped-1 small
  7. Ginger,finely chopped- 1 tsp
  8. Garlic,finely chopped- 1 tsp
  9. Green chilies ,finely chopped- 1/2 tsp
  10. Methi leaves / fenugreek leaves- 1 bunch 
  11. Water-2 cups
  12. Salt-to taste
  13. Ghee/oil-as required


  • Soak rice in water for about 20 minutes.Drain well,keep aside.
  • Separate the methi leaves,from the stem,keep aside.(discard the stem).(Do not chop the leaves,as it will make the pulav taste bitter.)
  • Heat ghee/oil in a pan,add cumin seeds,cinnamon,cloves and cardamom,saute for few seconds or until fragrant.
  • Add onion,ginger ,garlic and green chilies and saute until onion turns translucent.

  • Add methi leaves and saute for few minutes.

  • Next add rice and saute for a minute or two.

  • Add water and salt to taste.Bring this to boil.
  • Reduce the heat to low,cover and cook until rice is done.Once cooked through,fluff the rice using a fork.

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    Princy Vinoth
    December 6, 2013 at 3:42 pm

    Delicious pulav looks gorgeous!Love the white background.Beautiful clicks 🙂

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