Friday, 22 May 2009
Methi(fenugreek leaves) 2 cups
Onions(sliced) 2 nos.
Green chilies(chopped) 2 nos.
Fresh corn kernels 1 ½ cup
Basmati rice 1 ¾ cups
Ginger 2 one inch
Yogurt ¾ cup
Bay leaves 2 nos.
Green cardamom 4 nos.
Cloves 4 nos.
Large cardomoms 3 nos.
Black peppercorn 8 nos.
Water 3 ¼ cups.
Oil 3 tbsp
1.Clean the methi leaves, wash them and chop them. Add 1 tsp. salt and set
aside for 1/2 hour. Squeeze dry and wash again and set aside.
2.Peel and chop ginger finely. Wash and soak the rice for 1/2 an hour.
3.Boil the corn in water with lemon juice till tender. Drain and keep aside.
4.Heat oil in a thick bottom pan. Add bay leaves, green cardamon, large
cardamon, cloves and black peppercorn. When they start to crackle, add onions
and fry for 5 minutes. Add sliced ginger and green chilies. Add methi and fry for 5
more minutes. Stir in yogurt and cook for 2-3 minutes.
5.Add cooked corn, and water and bring to boil. Add the drained rice, cover and
cook on slow heat for about 8-10 minutes or till rice is completely cooked.
6.Serve hot garnished with sliced tomatoes.