How to make Palak Rice? Recipe using Spinach Leaves

Palak or Spinach Rice
Palak or Spinach Rice

Palak (Spinach) Rice Preparation

Palak or Spinach Rice is a healthy lunch and dinner dish. Palak Rice is a comfort food for many and easy to prepare. Given below are the Ingredients and method of preparation for the same.

Palak Rice Ingredients

  • 1 Small Bunch of Palak finely cut
  • 1 finely chopped Onion
  • 1 Tomato
  • 2 Cup Cooked Rice
  • 2 Small Potatoes cooked and diced into 4
  • a pod of garlic
  • 1 tsp Grated ginger
  • 1 tblsp mustard
  • 1/2 tblsp urud and channa dal
  • Jeera
  • 2 red chillies cut into pieces
  • Curry leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tblsp garam masala powder

Method of Preparation

Heat Oil in a Kadai and do the seasonings 2ith mustard seeds, jeera, urad and chana dal and red chillies. Once done add Onions, tomato and Palak and close the Kadai with a lid and allow to cook. Add rest of the ingredients and allow to cook for another 5 minutes. Remove from fire and Add Rice to the mixture.Mix well. Serve with Papad and Pickle.

Tips

Palak leaves put in hot water, stained and run in a mixer can be used instead of cut Palak.

Left over Rice can be used.

Half a Lemon Juice can be mixed to the rice.

1 tsp ghee added gives a good taste to the Palak Rice.

1/4 Cup grated Coconut can be mixed for a different taste.

Palak (Spinach) Rice Preperation Video

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caiyun 7 years ago

Spinach Palak Rice Recipe

Very nice hub. I really enjoyed it.


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K.D. Clement 7 years ago from USA

This looks so good. I love Indian food but I am a novice when it comes to cooking it...what is urud and jeera?


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indian cooking 7 years ago from Mumbai Author

Thanks for commenting. Urad is black gram and jeera is cumin seeds.

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