Thursday, March 4, 2010

Mehti & Cranberry Pulao

The coconut and sweetened  cranberries make methi  rice so delicious..

  • 1 cup Rice (uncooked)
  • 1 cup Methi Leaves / Fenugreek leaves
  • 1/2 cup Cranberries(dried and sweetened)
  • 1/4 cup Fresh Coconut or coconut Milk
  • 2-3 Green chilies
  • 1 tsp Ginger & Garlic paste
  • 1 Onion (chopped)
  • Few curry leaves
  • Few Cashwenuts
  • 2-3 Tbsp Ghee or Oil
  • Salt to taste.
For masala:
  • 2 cloves
  • few Black peppercorns
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1 small piece Cinnamon stick

Heat the Pan or pressure cooker with oil/ ghee. Add cumin seeds, all masala ingredients and roast for few minutes till you get nice aroma. Add onion, green chilies, curry leaves, ginger, garlic paste , cashewnuts methi leaves saute till they turn little light brown.  Add rice , cranberries and fry till everything is coated with ghee. Add fresh coconut or coconut milk , salt and cook for few minutes. Add required quantity of water and cook with 2 whistle.

Serve with Rita / Dal....
Variation: Add any other pea like, Green peas, check peas.
This recipe goes to Yasmeen's  bitter better health event.

My Blogger friends have showered  Awards.... Thank you so much Suma and Jyoti..
I am really glad that you guys though of me... Sorry i am bit late friends..


I would like to share with all my blogger friends:D

Padma, Priya, Pavitra, Shushma, Preeti, Kalai , Preety, Shanti, Jagurthi, Diya, Kanchan, Sum, Mythryie, Padhu, Viki , Deesha, Madhuri  , smitha Neethu, Pari and also to all new blogger...:D


nisha said...

Congrats !!

Namitha said...

Cranberries in methi rice sounds very interesting ..Congrats on your award shower !!

shahana said...

Im bookmarking this and going to try this week itself.Will let you know after that.

ARUNA said...

Nice pulav yaa, congrats on ur awards!

Cham said...

Wonderful and unique combo, i imagine the taste!

Mythreyi Dilip said...

Very innovative recipe dear, gr8 job:)

Preety said...

methi and cranberry ..great and innovative combo...lovely recipe..

congrats for awards

Soma Pradhan said...

ew innovative pulao

Vrinda said...

Nice rice recipe.looks gr8

Sushma Mallya said...

wow thats a unique and lovely combo jyoti,looks def delicious..

Nandinis food said...

Wonderful and unique combo! Lovely raita!! Congrats on your awards!!!

Preeti Kashyap said...

this is new to me and I so love the recipe!!! Congrats for all those awards!

Madhuri Krishna Bhat said...

Adding Cranberries sounds me unique. Will try.
Thanks for sharing Jyothi

Fathima said...

cranberries and methi rice sounds interesting.. sure cranberry would give a twist to the rice... congrats on ur awards...

Malar Gandhi said...

Thats very interesting pulav, lovely combo' sounds very refreshing to me:)

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