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Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Spinach rice ( Palak rice)



Ingredients:-

Spinach - 1/2 bunch
Basmati rice - 1 1/2 cup washed and soaked for 5 min
Green chili - 3
Curry leaves- 5 count
Ginger garlic paste - 1 tbsp
Onion - 1/2 chopped
Cardamoms - 3
Cloves - 3
Biryani leaf - 1
Cinnamon stick - 1 inch
Ghee - 1 tbsp
Cashew - 2 tbsp
Water - 3 cups
Salt to Taste

Procedure:-

1-First take medium size pan and fry spinach and green chilis  in it till it turns into soft. Now cool it and blend it in a blender into a fine paste by adding a pinch of salt.



2-Then in same pan add ghee when it melts add whole garam masala ingredients and saute for a min also add green chili, curry leaves and cashew.
3-Then add the onions and saute well until translucent and then add ginger garlic paste.

4-Then add the spinach paste to it and fry until the raw smell disappears. Now add the rice and saute for a min and mix carefully.

5-Now add water to it and also add salt required. Water should be little salty when u taste.

6-Close the lid and cook in low to medium flame for 7-8 min. Ready to serve.

Serve with curd or raita tastes yummy and healthy too.



26 comments:

  1. Healthy and delicious recipe.. Looks yummy !!
    Indian Cuisine

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  2. Delicious n mouthwatering.......flavorful n healthy....always welcome dear...

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  3. palak rice looks so delicious and very inviting !!

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  4. Me too make spinach rice in a much similar way, during weekends, this is so good:)

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  5. A healthy recipe, Love your blog Harika!!!

    valar
    http://valarskitchen-basics.blogspot.com

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  6. Wow.. cool new look.. coffee in the backgrnd is perfect for the cookery blogs rt? and palak rice... wow.. nice.. nice colrs and tasty.
    ammaandbaby.blogspot.com/

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  7. Wonderful pictures and nice recipes :)

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  8. love d healthy color...gorgeous presentation dear..
    Tasty Appetite

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  9. Healthy n delicious ....looks yum

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  10. Healthy recipe....very
    colorful

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  11. Harika, This is how I also make ...Very healthy na..n Yummmy too

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  12. healthy and tasty rice! I prepare this without grinding spinach. Next time will try ur method!

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  13. Healthy & flavorful!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  14. Wholesome and healthy....good option for my lunchbox when coupled with a raiata / chutney...

    I have tried spinach rice earlier but i did not grind the cooked spinach to a paste...just added it directly to the rice with some spices!!

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  15. Healthy and definitely a comforting rice..

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  16. colorful n healthy...will surely giv it a try sometimes !

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  17. Delicious n mouthwatering....looks really yum...first time here..u hv a lovely space..visit mine as time permits....
    Sanyukta
    http://creativesanyukta.blogspot.com/

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