Fenugreek Leaves Rice | Menthi Aaku Biryani | Methi Biryani

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Recipe prepared by Smt Jhansi Lakshmi
Article written by Lakshmi Aparna

Fenugreek Leaves Rice dish

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Serves : 4
Bowl measuement: 250 ml


Bay leaf (Biryani aaku), Cinnamon (Dalchina chakka), Cloves (Lavangam), Cardamom (Yalukalu) : FewIMG 7127

Fenugreek leaves (Pedda menthi aakulu): 1 bowl
Fenugreek Leaves

Sliced vegetables

Carrot: 1/2 bowl
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French beans: 1/2 bowl
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Peas: 1/2 bowl
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Sliced Onions: 1 medium size
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Sliced Green chilies: 5-6
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Ginger & Garlic (Allam velulli) paste: 1 tbsp
ginger garlic paste

Mint leaves, Coriander leaves: Few
Mint Leaves
Coriander leaves

Any Rice: 2 bowls 
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Garlic pod (velulli rebbalu): Few
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Turmeric powder (Pasupu): 1/2 tbsp

Salt: As required

Oil or Clarified Butter (Ghee) :
4 tbsp

4 bowls

Milk cream :
2 tbsp (Optional)


Step 1: Fry (saute) fenugreek leaves in a thick base pan by adding 1 tbsp clarified butter (ghee), for 1 minute in medium flame
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Step 2: Add and mix 1/2 tbsp turmeric powder, 1/2 tbsp salt to it and fry for 2 minutes in high flame
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Step 3: Off the flame when it is cooked. Keep it aside
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Step 4: Fry bay leaf, cloves, cardamom, cinnamon in 2-3 tbsp oil for a minute.
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Fry sliced onions and green chilies for 2 minutes till the onions trun to golden color
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Step 3: Add garlic pods to it (optional) and fry (saute) for half a minuteIMG 7716

Step 4: Add mint leaves to it
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Immediately add 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste and fry (saute) for a minute
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Step 5: Add vegetable slices and fry (saute) for 2 minutes
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Step 6: Add and mix required salt  
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Step 7: Add and mix fresh milk cream to it (optional), fry for a minute
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Meanwhile, blend cooked fenugreek leaves (veyinchina menthikura) into paste
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Step 8: Add fenugreek leaves paste to it
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Mix thoroughly
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Step 9: Add and mix cleaned rice to it. Let it fry (saute) for a minute 
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Step 10: Add required water, cook it in any pressure cooker or rice cooker

Note: I have taken 2 bowls water for 1 bowl rice. Cooked in a pressure cooker up to two whistles.
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Hot and healthy Fenugreek Leaves Rice | Menthi Aaku Biryani is ready to serve :)
menthiaaku biryani

Tastes good with any raitha or aaloo kurma or aaloo tomato kurma.

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