Wash and soak the methi seeds/vendhayam over night or at least 8 hours.
Wash and soak the rice for 1/2hour.
Chop the onions-green chilly-tomato-ginger and garlic into small pieces.
Heat oil in a pressure cooker, add the mustard seeds and cumin seeds, let them splutter. Now reduce the heat and the soaked, drained methi seeds/vendhyam. Sauté carefully
Then add chopped onion-g.chilli-garlic and ginger. Fry for few minutes or till the onions&garlic turn golden in color.
Now add the tomato.
Once the tomato becomes soft, add the turmeric n chilly powder, give a quick stir, add the rice with enough water. [We add 21/4cup water for 1 cup of rice. Be careful, rice should not become mushy]
Cook for 2 whistles on medium heat. Let the pressure cool down, open the cooker, fluff the rice with fork.
Tasty n healthy rice is ready to serve.