Methi Rice Easy

by VaishnaviLakshmi
A green, healthy and simple flavored rice dish with lots of nutritional and health benefits in it. Methi also called as Spinach is rich in iron and calcium content. Do you need to give your kids a different lunch for their school lunch box and want to make them eat green leafy vegetables, then this would be the better option. Try it today in your kitchen..
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Cuisine Andhra
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings
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Ingredients
  • Fenigreek leaves leaves(chopped)(Methi/Uluva) - 4 cups
  • Sonamasoori rice - 3 cups
  • Salt - 2 tsp
  • Oil - 2 tbsp
  • Ginger(garlic paste - 2 tsp) -
  • Ghee - 1 tbsp
  • Onion(julienned, medium) - 1 no
  • Bengal gram(Kadalaparippu) - 1 tbsp
  • Black gram(Uzhunnuparippu) - 1 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • Cumin seeds(Jeerakam) - 1 1/2 tsp
  • Cinnamom(Karugapatta) - 1" piece
  • Cardamom(Elakka) - 1 no
  • Coriander seeds - 2 tsp
  • Cashews roasted well in ghee -
Cuisine Andhra
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Fenigreek leaves leaves(chopped)(Methi/Uluva) - 4 cups
  • Sonamasoori rice - 3 cups
  • Salt - 2 tsp
  • Oil - 2 tbsp
  • Ginger(garlic paste - 2 tsp) -
  • Ghee - 1 tbsp
  • Onion(julienned, medium) - 1 no
  • Bengal gram(Kadalaparippu) - 1 tbsp
  • Black gram(Uzhunnuparippu) - 1 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • Cumin seeds(Jeerakam) - 1 1/2 tsp
  • Cinnamom(Karugapatta) - 1" piece
  • Cardamom(Elakka) - 1 no
  • Coriander seeds - 2 tsp
  • Cashews roasted well in ghee -
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Instructions
  1. Heat 1/2 tbsp of oil in a pan.
  2. Fry Bengal gram, black gram, cinnamon, red chillies, coriander seeds, cardamom and 1 tsp of cumin seeds until they turn golden brown.
  3. Switch off the stove and let this cool for a while.
  4. After cooling, grind it into a fine powder and keep aside.
  5. Cook rice with 6 cups of water.
  6. Add ghee to that rice and cool it. Keep it aside.
  7. Heat 1 1/2 tbsp of oil in a pan.
  8. Splutter mustard seeds and the 1/2 tsp of cumin seeds.
  9. Add the fried cashews and onions and saute until onions turn golden brown.
  10. Add the chopped methi leaves and fry until it leaves the raw smell of the methi leaves and nice aroma comes.
  11. Add ginger-garlic paste, salt and turmeric powder and saute for 1 more minute.
  12. Finally add the spicy daal powder from step(2-4) and switch off the stove.
  13. Mix it well with the rice.
  14. :- Serve hot with raitha.
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