II Methi Pulao (Fenugreek Rice) II


  • 11/2 Cup Long Grain (Basmati) Rice
  • 1 cup green peas
  • 50gms paneer (cut into small cubes and deep fried)
  • A small bunch of methi leaves (chopped)
  • 2 tomatoes (chopped)
  • 4-5 flakes of garlic (paste)
  • 2-3 green chilies (chopped)
  • 1/4th tsp. turmeric powder
  • Red chili powder to taste
  • Salt to taste
  • 1tbsp oil/butter


  • Wash methi properly and drain the water and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in the pan and add garlic paste and fry till light brown.
  • Now add tomatoes, peas. Methi, green chilies, salt, chili powder and turmeric powder. Stir-fry for 8-10 minutes.
  • Add rice and fry well for another 5 minutes.
  • Add enough water and pressure cook on low flame for 5 minutes.
  • Garnish with fried Paneer.
  • Serve hot with chilled raita.