Monday, December 09, 2013

Palak Rice

A bunch of palak/spinach,cleaned
2 cups basmati rice
1 tomato chopped
1 small onion chopped
1 teaspoon garlic chopped
1 teaspoon ginger chopped
1 green chili chopped
1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
1 tablespoon oil
salt to taste

  • Cook the rice with a pinch of salt and keep aside.
  • Boil water in a pan with some salt.
  • Turn off the fire and add the palak leaves to the boiling water.
  • Let the spinach leaves remain in water for a minute.
  • Drain the spinach and allow it to cool down.
  • Puree the spinach in a blender and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a kadai.
  • Add onions and stir until it turns translucent.
  • Add ginger,garlic,green chili,tomatoes,turmeric powder and stir for a minute.
  • Add palak puree and salt (if required) and cook on low flame for a minute.
  • Stir in the cooked rice and cook under cover for 1-2 minutes and turnoff the flame.
  • Serve  hot with pickle and pappad.


  1. Great click as always!!! Looks outstanding :)

  2. Ohhhhh!!! I simply love the outcome. Brilliant idea of using spinach. Never tried before but has become must try now.

  3. love the color of the rice... healthy and tempting...

  4. The rice is so neatly plated looks really beautiful ..I am sure it tastes awesome too...

  5. Beautiful pic! Love the rice


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