This is a pressure cooker rice by Tarla Dalal. Simple, easy and delicious.The sweetness of the corn and bitterness of methi make this a perfect combination. This is a meal you will enjoy after a tiring day of work. Quick to make and the best part not too many dishes to wash at the end.

This is my contribution to Meeta's "Monthly Mingle - One-Dish Dinners"


1 cup Basmati rice
2 to 4 peppercorns
12 mm. (1/2") piece cinnamon
2 cloves
2 green cardamom
1 green chilli, chopped
1 onion, sliced
1 cup fenugreek leaves (methi), chopped
1/2 cup sweet corn kernels
1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder (haldi)
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon oil
salt to taste


  1. Wash the rice and keep aside.
  2. Heat the butter and oil in a pressure cooker, add the peppercorns, cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, onion and green chilli and fry for some time.
  3. Then add the fenugreek leaves, corn kernels and turmeric powder and stir for a few seconds.
  4. Put 2 cups of water and let it boil.
  5. Finally, add the rice and 2 cups of hot water along with salt and perssure cook for 2 whistle. Allow the steam to escape before opening.
  6. Serve with yogurt and pickle.


jayasree said...

corn methi rice looks fluffy and yummy too. You can send this to Meeta's One Dish Dinner event. Check this link for details.

Medhaa said...

Thank you jayasree I submitted the recipe.

Anonymous said...

Looks lovely. I love methi and rice- Always a lovely flavor.

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