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methi garlic rice recipe | methi pulao | methi rice Indian style | garlic rice with fenugreek is a quick, no-fuss recipe which can be served at meal times. Learn how to make garlic rice with fenugreek.

To make methi garlic rice, heat the butter and oil in a pressure cooker, add the garlic and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute. Add the methi and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds. Add the rice and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 4 minutes, while stirring continuously. Add 1½ cups of hot water, mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Serve hot.

Fenugreek leaf has a unique flavour that is slightly bitter but very appealing to the taste buds. The lilting aroma of methi together with its lingering flavour make it a wonderful addition to any dish. This methi pulao is a classic example of this.

This is a rice preparation that puts this wonderful leaf in the limelight, ably supported by pungent garlic. The fact that the methi rice Indian style has so few ingredients is testimony to the superb job that methi and garlic do.

Serve this garlic rice with fenugreek with Dal Kadhi or Hare Lehsun ki Toovar Dal or with just Mixed Veggie Raita and Punjabi Aam ka Achaar. To further complete the meal, a tall glass of chaas is best to satiate you and complete the meal.

Tips for methi garlic rice. 1. Perfectly cooked basmati rice is the main quintessence of this pulao. It would be best to cook basmati rice on a stove top so each grain of rice remains separate. 2. Remember to use butter to sauté the ingredients as it gives an amazing flavour to this rice. 3. This rice can be cooled completely and packed in a dabba. It stays fresh for 4 hours.

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Methi Garlic Rice recipe - How to make Methi Garlic Rice

Soaking time:  15 minutes   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     3Makes 3 servings
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Ingredients

For Methi Garlic Rice
1 1/2 cups finely chopped fenugreek (methi)
2 tbsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1 cup long grain rice (basmati) , soaked for 15 minutes and drained
1 tbsp butter
2 tsp oil
salt to taste
Method

For methi garlic rice

    For methi garlic rice
  1. To make methi garlic rice, heat the butter and oil in a pressure cooker, add the garlic and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  2. Add the methi and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  3. Add the rice and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 4 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  4. Add 1½ cups of hot water, mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  5. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  6. Serve the methi garlic rice hot.

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What is methi garlic rice made of?

  1. Methi garlic rice is made of 1 1/2 cups finely chopped fenugreek (methi), 2 tbsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun), 1 cup basmati rice (chawal), soaked for 15 minutes and drained, 1 tbsp butter, 2 tsp oil and salt to taste.

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For methi garlic rice

  1. To make methi garlic rice recipe | methi pulao | methi rice Indian style | garlic rice with fenugreek, we need to soak basmati rice. Choose a good quality, aged rice to get perfectly cooked rice.
  2. Wash 1 cup basmati rice (chawal) under running water or in a bowl 2-3 times until the water runs clear and transfer to a deep bowl. Washing helps to remove the extra starch from the rice.
  3. Soak the rice in enough water for 15 minutes. Soaking is very important as it reduced the cooking time of rice. The rice grain will absorb moisture and you’ll be less likely to have broken grain while cooking.
  4. Drain the soaked basmati rice well using a strainer.
  5. Next we need fresh fenugreek leaves. Always select bunches that are fresh and green in colour. Avoid if they are yellow or very dry textured. 
  6. Wash and chop the fenugreek leaves. We need 1 1/2 cups finely chopped fenugreek (methi).
  7. Then to make methi garlic rice recipe | methi pulao | methi rice Indian style | garlic rice with fenugreek, heat 1 tbsp butter and 2 tsp oil in a pressure cooker.
  8. Add 2 tbsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun).
  9. Sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  10. Add the chopped fenugreek (methi).
  11. Sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  12. Add the rice and salt to taste, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 4 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  13. Add 1½ cups of hot water. This helps in quick cooking.
  14. Mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. This is how the rice looks after pressure cooking. 
  15. Serve methi garlic rice recipe | methi pulao | methi rice Indian style | garlic rice with fenugreek hot. 

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy255 cal
Protein4.5 g
Carbohydrates43.4 g
Fiber1.6 g
Fat7 g
Cholesterol10 mg
Sodium47.8 mg

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Methi Garlic Rice
4
 on 06 Mar 21 07:26 AM


Easy and flavorful. Good taste with simple ingredients. Cooking in electric rice cooker will need more water.
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks for the feedback !!! Keep reviewing recipes and articles you loved.
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08 Mar 21 08:30 PM
Methi Garlic Rice
5
 on 19 May 16 04:43 PM


Methi garlic rice.. instant quick.. and flavourful rice.. A simple dal takda.. goes very well with this rice.. Just loved it..