Friday, June 29, 2012

Evergreen Methi Rice

Everytime I go the to store I always pick greens and methi leaves are one of my favorite choice.Methi is a wonderfull leafy delight,  this simple methi rice preparation is very aromatic tasty and quick to prepare too...adding corn kernels makes it very colorfull and little crunchy. Hope you will enjoy this recipe 
Ingredients
  • 1 cup tightly packed methi/fenugreek leaves
  • 7 medium size garlic pods
  • 1 tsp jeera/cummin seeds
  • 1/2 cup sweet corn kernels
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1 cup basmati rice
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • pinch of tumeric
  • salt to taste
Procedure
Soak rice with enough water for 30 min,drain the water and then again 1.5 cup water and pressure cook it for 3 whistles.Boil the sweet corn in a microwave by adding enough water for 4 minutes, drain and keep aside.
Make a fine paste of methi leaves, garlic, cummin seeds and green chillies and keep aside.
Heat oil and ghee in a pan and the above grinded paste and fry nicely on medium flame till oil begins to saturate.
Add the sweet corn and fry for 1 minute and then add the rice,salt,turmeric and stir nicely till it blends nicely.Switch off the flame and serve warm with your choice of raitha.

19 comments:

PT said...

very flavorful.. like its color..

Julie said...

Flavorful & greeny rice,yummy!

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Shri said...

Satya, I am intrigued by the combinations: fenugreek, garlic and cummin alongwith corn. Must try. :-)

Vidhya said...

Lovely flavors.Love the rice preparation.

Arti said...

Wonderful dear.. Its healthy, easy and full of flavor. I especially loved the addition of corn. Gives a unique twist to the dish. Loved it!

Hope you are doing great :) Have a lovely weekend :)

Mina Joshi said...

Love the colour

Torviewtoronto said...

delicious colourful rice

bhavna said...

yummy green rice.....

niveditha said...

Hi Satya,
Just now was thinking what to do with the pile of methi I have, i found your update. Thank God I have subscribed to you. Got the right post at the right time. Will try today only. Thanks :)

Vijayalakshmi Dharmaraj said...
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Vijayalakshmi Dharmaraj said...

colorful and healthy recipe!!

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Prathima Rao said...

Corn & methi..fantastic combo!!! Healthy, tasty pulao..
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Vimitha Anand said...

Nice flavorful rice... Loved the addition of corn kernels...

Kavitha said...

very healthy rice....love the color combination....

PriyaVaasu said...

Love that Color!!!! Must taste great!!!

Spice up the Curry said...

corn and methi rice looks super delicious

Archana said...

Wow this is a beautiful green. Love the flavors.

Priya said...

Super flavourful one pot meal,simply inviting..

Rekha said...

flavorful and yummy recipe..
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