Friday, November 22, 2019

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A rice variety which has the nutrient rich methi leaves and bell peppers!
Please look at the other rice varieties I have posted so far
*Methi leaves are highly beneficial in treating liver problems
*Methi leaves reduce cholesterol
*Methi leaves control diabetes
*Shield the body against many chronic diseases
* Methi leaves reduce blemishes and skin marks

Basmati rice - 1 cup
Water - 1 3/4 cups
Onion - 1, chopped
Green bell pepper - 1/2, chopped
Red bell pepper - 1/2, chopped
Fresh peas - 1/2 cup
Fresh methi - 3 small bundles, chopped
Salt to taste

To grind
Tomatoes - 2, chopped
Red chillies - 2 - 3
Jeera - 1 tsp
Cardamoms - 3
Cinnamon 2-3 pieces

To season
Oil and ghee mixed - 3 tbsps
Jeera - 1 tsp

Recipe cuisine: Indian; Category: Lunch/dinner
Prep time: 10 mts; Rice soaking time: 15 mts; Cooking time: 20 mts

Serves 3

All veggies cut and kept ready

Tomatoes, red chillies, cardamom, cinnamon and jeera ready to be ground

Ground to a smooth paste

Jeera seasoned in 3 tbsps oil and ghee mixed

Onions added and sauteed

Peas, methi leaves and bell peppers added

Now the ground paste

The soaked and drained basmati added, along with salt to taste

13/4 cups of hot water added, cooked lid closed.

When steam comes out, flames turned to the lowest, vent closed with a small cup and cooked for 10 minutes. You can , alternatively, cook for 2 whistles too. I always prefer this, because it is the safest.

This rice with lot of flavors, served with Triveni raita

* Ginger garlic is optional, can be ground along.

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