Fenugreek & Egg Fried Rice Recipe (Anda Methi Chawal)
Fenugreek & Egg Fried Rice Recipe (Anda Methi Chawal) is a quick to prepare dish when you have plenty of leftover cooked rice in the fridge. With the addition of fenugreek (methi leaves) and scrambled eggs the fried rice gets the required protein and iron nutrient benefit as well. Fenugreek & Egg Fried Rice Recipe (Anda Methi Chawal) can make a great weeknight dinner. Serve the rice along with Mushroom and Bok Choy Stir Fry Recipe. You can also pack this protein packed flavorful rice for the kids school lunch box.
Did you know: Fenugreek has good properties for sugar and lipid control. Fenugreek seeds contain a high level of dietary fiber, dietary fiber can provide benefits, including slowing gastric emptying; preventing the rapid uptake of glucose from the small intestine, thus reducing blood sugar levels.
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- 1-1/2 cup Cooked rice
- Methi Leaves (Fenugreek Leaves) , a bunch, finely chopped
- 3 cloves Garlic , minced
- 1 Onion , thinly sliced
- 1 Green Chilli , finely chopped
- 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
- 2 teaspoon Olive Oil
- 2 Whole Eggs
- Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , a bunch, finely chopped
How to make Fenugreek & Egg Fried Rice Recipe (Anda Methi Chawal)
To begin making the Fenugreek & Egg Fried Rice Recipe (Anda Methi Chawal), make sure you have all the ingredients ready including some cooked rice. A day old rice works great for such quick recipes.
We will next, cook the eggs to a scramble. Heat a dollop of butter in a skillet, break the eggs into the pre heated skillet. Add some salt and black pepper and keep whisking the eggs till it forms a scramble. Keep the scrambled eggs aside.
Next, heat large wok over medium heat. Add the cumin seeds and allow to crackle. Add the chopped garlic, green chili and onions. Stir-fry until the onions become soft and transparent.
Once the onions have softened, add the chopped fenugreek (methi) leaves and cook until the leaves turn soft. Add the scrambled eggs and stir to combine.
Finally add the cooked rice, season with salt and pepper to taste and give the rice a stir to combine it along with the methi leaves and eggs. Stir fry the rice over medium high heat for few minutes, until the flavors are blended well together. Check the salt and spice levels and adjust to suit your taste.
Finally stir in the chopped coriander leaves and serve warm
Serve Fenugreek & Egg Fried Rice Recipe (Anda Methi Chawal) for the dinner along with Mushroom and Bok Choy Stir Fry Recipe for a wholesome weeknight dinner or even pack them into a lunch box for kids.
Rekha is from Kerala, a small and picturesque state in the southwest of India. She is an HR consultant by profession and moved to Singapore after marriage. "I should say that the place ignited my passion for food". The amalgam of cuisines here inspired her big time into culinary world, and she started experimenting on her own. Her experiments and experiences with food can be found at http://foodoliciouspictured.com/