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How to make Palak Rice? Recipe using Spinach Leaves

Updated on July 24, 2014
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.


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

3.5 stars from 4 ratings of Spinach Rice


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  • indian cooking profile imageAUTHOR

    Sonia Sood 

    10 years ago from Mumbai

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

  • K.D. Clement profile image

    K.D. Clement 

    10 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?

  • caiyun profile image


    10 years ago

    Spinach Palak Rice Recipe

    Very nice hub. I really enjoyed it.


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