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Friday, March 22, 2013

Palak Pulao






Spinach is rich in iron and other essential nutrients. This is a simple rice dish with spinach as a main ingredient. Spinach is cooked with Indian spices. It is a one pot meal.  Please check below for easy and quick Indian Palak Pulao






Preparation Time:              5 mins
Cook Time:                          20 mins 
Ready In:                             25 mins
Yields :                                  Main course for 2 People

Ingredients:
Basmati Rice
1 Cup
Oil
2 tbsp
Baby spinach Tightly packed
2 Cups
Cinnamon stick
small
Cloves
2
Anistar 
Half
Fennel seeds
1.5 tsp
GreenCardamom 
Gigner and Garlic finely chopped
1 tbsp
Onions chopped 
1/2 Cup
Green chillies
2
Salt

Turmeric Powder 
1/4  tsp



Instructions:
  • Soak Basmati rice for 1 hour or as per instructions given in rice bag
  • Heat Oil in the cooker. Add cinnamon, cloves,cardamom, anistar and fennel seeds.After 2 mins add ginger and garlic. Fry till raw smell goes off. 

  • Add onions and green chillies. Fry till onions turn golden colour

  • Wash baby spinach and add it to the cooker. Allow it to cook for 2-3 mins till it shrinks .

  •  Add turmeric, salt, basmati rice and 2 Cups water. For exact water measurement check the rice bag. 
  •  Pressure cook for 3 whistles




3 comments:

  1. Wow! I love Palak pulao Nithya.. This looks delicious :-)

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  2. It is really a Gud try. I am gonna to try tomo

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  3. Hi Nithya.... I tried ur baby spinach pulav today..... It came v well. Tx for the receipe

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