Methi pulav | How to make Methi pulav

By Shoba Bharathraj  |  15th Jun 2016  |  
4.7 from 7 reviews Rate It!
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About Methi pulav Recipe

This pulav is easy to prepare, healthy and tasty

Methi pulav, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Methi pulav by Shoba Bharathraj will definitely help you in its preparation. The Methi pulav can be prepared within 15 minutes. The time taken for cooking Methi pulav is 10 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 4 people. The recipe details out how to make Methi pulav step by step. The detailed explanation makes Methi pulav so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Methi pulav can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Methi pulav from BetterButter.

Methi pulav

Ingredients to make Methi pulav

  • Basmati rice 1 cup
  • methi leaves 1 bunch
  • Garam masala 1 tsp
  • tomato 1
  • salt to taste
  • oil
  • ghee
  • For masala:
  • onion 3
  • green chilly 6
  • garlic cloves 4
  • clove 2
  • cinnamon 1 stick
  • star anise 2
  • fennel 1/2 tsp

How to make Methi pulav

  1. For masala: Fry 1 onion and all the other items listed under masala. Do not fry much. Cool it and grind with coriander leaves.
  2. Soak rice in water for 20 minutes.
  3. Take a pressure cooker. Add ghee. Add 2 thinly sliced onions and saute. Add tomato. Once the tomatoes are soft, add ground masala with little garam masala. Add methi leaves.
  4. Now add rice and salt.
  5. Fry for about 5 minutes and add hot water just above the level of rice. Close the lid of the cooker and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  6. Serve hot with raita or pickle.

Reviews for Methi pulav (7)

sana Tungekar17 days ago

I love methi in any form will soon try and let u know

Lata Gaidhanea month ago

I tried this...its nice... Tysm. :ok_hand::blush:
Shoba Bharathraj
a month ago
Thank you dear Latha for trying my recipe and giving high rating.lglad you likked it :)
Shoba Bharathraj
a month ago
Thank you dear Latha for trying my recipe and giving high rating .l am glad to know that you liked it

chitra s.m7 months ago

Very delicious

Ankita Raghav2 years ago


Neera Tikmani2 years ago

shobha ji..what is dis stone i make it widout adding stone flower?

harshitha k2 years ago


Sheeba Anis2 years ago

wow all your recipes are amazing ...