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Spinach Rice-Palak Chawal Recipe

Spinach Rice Recipe/Palak Chawal Recipe/ How to make Spinach Rice(Palak Rice)

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Spinach Rice Recipe




















Spinach (Palak) Rice Recipe (Step by step directions)


Prep Time: 20 min     Cook Time: 25 min       Serves 2


Main Ingredients: Rice and Spinach
Recipe Type: Rice
Cuisine: Indian
Level of Cooking: Easy

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup Rice soaked and drained
  • 1.5 cup Spinach puree
  • 1.5 tablespoon ghee
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 2-4 cloves
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 4 cardamom pods
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1-2 small pieces of cinnamon
  • 1 medium onion sliced
  • 1 teaspoon crushed garlic
  • 1 teaspoon chopped green chilli
  • Salt to taste

Method:

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Rinse and soak the rice in water for 15-20 minutes.





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Blanch the spinach in boiling water.Drain, wash with cold water and blend in a mixer to a smooth Puree. 





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Heat 1.5 tablespoons of ghee in a deep pan. Add cumin seeds, clove, cinnamon, bay leaf, cardamom, black pepper, pods give a quick stir, add crushed garlic cloves when they begin to change the color add                          green chilli and sliced onion. sauté                            till translucent.                  

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Add spinach puree.





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Add salt sautés for 2 minutes on medium heat.




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Add the soaked and drained rice.






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Mix well. Stir continuously and cook for 2 minutes.


Roti N Rice, Rice Recipes, Regional Indian Cuisine, punjabi, palak,Paneer, indian,Spinach Rice Recipe/Palak Chawal Recipe/ How to make Spinach Rice(Palak Rice),Easy, Quick
Add water 2 cups of water mix well, and bring to a boil on medium flame.When it comes to a boil reduce the flame and cook covered till done.
   

Garnish with fruits or dry fruits as per your choice.
Serve hot with yogurt or raita.






Tips:
  • You can use chopped spinach or puree as per choice.
  • You can increase or decrease spices as per your taste.


Comments

Anonymous said…
This recipe looks delicious!Never herd about this rice I would love to try it! Thanks for uploading these yummy recipes!!
CURRY AND SPICE said…
This is so healthy Swati...will definitely try this...
Unknown said…
Love your step by step pictorials! Awesome job :)restaurant in satya niketan delhi
CURRY AND SPICE said…
This is lovely... would love to add some coriander paste too... have blogged on it...
Lovely presentation.. Looks awesome!!
Ruxana Gafoor said…
Delicious and a healthy rice!

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