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Green Pulav with Spinach

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  Basmati rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Onions 2 , sliced
  Spinach 1 Cup (16 tbs), finely chopped
  Shredded carrot 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Oil 4 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 2
  Cardamom 2
  Paneer 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), cut in to small cubes
  Turmeric powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic ginger paste 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Green chilies 2 , finely chopped
  Red chilli powder 1 Teaspoon
  Coriander powder 1 Teaspoon

Soak the rice in water for 30 mts.
Heat up oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds. Once the cumin seeds sputter add bay leaf and cardamom. After that add sliced onion.
Let it cook for 2 mts. Now add green chillies and ginger garlic paste.
Add turmeric, red chilli and coriander powder.
Once the oil started loosing out from all the spices add shredded carrot. Cook ot for a minute. Now add Spinach and cook it till spinach gets cooked.
Add rice and give a good mix. Add 2 cups of water. Add salt. Check for the seasoning at this point of time. Cover it and turn the stove on high and cook for 5 mts.
After 5 mts reduce the flame to low and cook for 10 mts.
After 10 mts again reduce the flame to the low and let it cook for 15 mts on a very low flame.
Let it rest for 15 mts. After resting it for 15 mts open the lid. Spinach Pulav is ready.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes
Pulav is popular in many regions of South Asia including India with lot of spices and vegetables. Check out chef Madhura showing how to make Spinach Pulav with iron and fiber rich spinach along with rice and common Indian spices. Good with a raita!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 294 Calories from Fat 61

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g10.8%

Saturated Fat 1.1 g5.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2.8 mg0.9%

Sodium 278.4 mg11.6%

Total Carbohydrates 50 g16.6%

Dietary Fiber 3.9 g15.7%

Sugars 5.5 g

Protein 9 g17.1%

Vitamin A 88% Vitamin C 36.8%

Calcium 9.9% Iron 14%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Green Pulav With Spinach Recipe Video