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Methi Corn Rice|Karnataka Style Menthya Rice
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Methi Corn Rice|Karnataka Style Menthya Rice

Karnataka Style Menthya Rice
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Keyword methi corn rice, methi rice
Diet Vegan
Method Stovetop
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 3
Calories 349kcal
Author bhavana


  • Measurements Used - 1 cup = 250 ml
  • 3 cups cooked rice
  • ½ onion chopped (optional)
  • 1 big bunch methi leaves OR 2 cups of chopped methi leaves
  • ½ cup sweet corn kernels/makai ke dane
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon urad dal/split black gram
  • pinch of hing/asafoetida
  • Few curry leaves
  • 2 dry red chilli
  • 2 to 3 tablespoon Vangibath Powder
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • Small lemon size tamarind soaked in little water
  • 1 teaspoon jaggery
  • ¼ cup water
  • 2-3 tablespoon oil
  • salt


  • First wash rice and cook it with little salt in the proportion 1:2/2.5(depends on rice quality). Once cooked, spread the cooked rice on a wide plate.
  • Meanwhile,remove hard stems of methi leaves,Wash and chop them coarsely.
  • Heat the oil in a pan on medium heat.
  • Once the oil is hot enough add mustard seeds,allow the mustard seeds to splutter.
  • Add urad dal,curry leaves,hing,red chillis.Fry till the dal turns golden brown.
  • Add chopped onions(Optional) and cook till they turn soft.
  • Then add sweet corn,chopped methi leaves ,mix and cook till methi leaves are soft approximately takes 2-3 minutes.
  • Add turmeric powder,salt, jaggery, tamarind juice and vangibath powder.Mix well.
  • Add ¼ cup of water, cook it on low flame until the oil separates from the masala.This masala should not be too dry or liquid.
  • Now add the rice and mix it well, cover it with a lid and cook it on low flame for a 3 to 4 minutes and then turn off the heat.
  • Methi corn rice or Methi corn bath is ready.



Note: Nutrition values are my best estimates. If you rely on them for your diet, use your preferred nutrition calculator.


Calories: 349kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 7mg | Potassium: 250mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 354IU | Vitamin C: 46mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1mg