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Methi Millet Pulao Recipe

Healthy Indian style dish made with foxtail millets, fenugreek leaves and spices.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: foxtail millet recipes, Methi Recipes, recipes with millets
Servings: 3
Calories: 472kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Foxtail Millets / Korralu
  • 1 cup Fenugreek Leaves tightly packed
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1 1/2 cup Chopped Tomato
  • 1 cup Sliced Onion
  • 4 - 5 Green Chllies
  • 3 - 4 Garlic Cloves
  • 1 small piece Ginger
  • 1 1/2 inch piece Cinnamon Stick
  • 3 Cloves
  • 2 Cardamom Pods
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • A few Cashews

Instructions

  • Grind the green chillies, garlic, ginger, cloves, cinnamon and cardamom seeds into a coarse paste and set aside.
  • Heat oil in a pressure cooker, add the cumin seeds and cashews and fry them.
  • When they are browned, add the sliced onion and saute until golden brown color.
  • Add the ground masala paste to it and fry for a minute.
  • Now add the washed fenugreek leaves and fry until it wilts.
  • Then add the washed and drained millets, tomatoes, salt and 2 cups of water.
  • Pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  • Serve hot with raita.

Nutrition

Calories: 472kcal | Carbohydrates: 76g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 638mg | Potassium: 476mg | Fiber: 14g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 140IU | Vitamin C: 34mg | Calcium: 392mg | Iron: 5mg