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Palak Pulao

Sarita.Bhandarkar's picture
One of the tasty and healthy pulao recipes.
  Basmati rice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Chopped spinach 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sliced onion 2 Medium
  Cloves 3
  Cinnamon 1 Inch
  Black peppercorns To Taste
  Green cardamom 3
  Ginger 1 Inch, finely chopped
  Green chillies 3 , finely chopped
  Turmeric powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ghee 2 Tablespoon (oil)
  Salt To Taste

1. Wash and soak rice for 30 minutes.
2. Heat ghee and add cloves, cardamom, cinnamon and black peppercorns. Saute for a few seconds.
3. Add sliced onions and fry till translucent.
4. Add ginger, green chilli, turmeric powder and spinach. Cook till the spinach is soft.
5. Add 4 cups of water and salt. Bring it to a boil.
6. Drain the water from rice and add it to the boiling water. Cook on a high heat till it comes to a boil again.
7. Mix well and allow it to cook on a medium heat till all the water evaporates stirring casually.
8. Serve hot along with raita or any curry.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Spinach pulao

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shantihhh's picture
Sarita! Wonderful recipe, I always look forward to your recipes. शािन्त Shanti/Mary-Anne
Sarita.Bhandarkar's picture
Thank you very much Shanti. Your comments always encourage me to upload more and more new recipes.
viprlakumar's picture
Realy very good south indian menu.Thanks. Your recipe was very good nuterins,minerals having. Good keep that service!!!!
Sarita.Bhandarkar's picture
Thank you very much Viparlakumar.
sunanda gangrade's picture
Thank you very much.Wonderful recipe.
Mariam gandhi's picture
It sounds gd bt i want u to suggest some better dish which i can serve on special occassions.
veg.foodie's picture
Wow, its great. nice and healthy too :) never tried pulao or had any with spinach. definitely puts a healthy twist to it.. will try very soon!!
amitarode's picture
Hi, I just recently saw your recipes and find them all interesting. I tried mushroom curry today and it was good. Your recipes are very simple and homely so I like them and am going to try them one by one.