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Monday, January 3, 2011

Palak Pulao/ Spinach Pulav


Ingredients
Basmati or Any long grained rice-3cups( cooked)
Spinach( Palak) or Any Greens-1bunch( cleaned, washed and chopped)
Onions medium( sliced)-1
Tomato small( sliced)-1
Garlic cloves( sliced)-4
Green chilis( slit)-5 (+/-)
Garam masala-2tbsp
Salt to taste
Fried Cashewnuts-20

For tempering
Cloves-4
Cardamom-2
Cinnamon-2"
Cumin seeds-1tsp



Method
Heat oil in pan, when hot add tempering ingredients. When the aroma of whole spices rises add the chopped onion, green chili and garlic, saute for 2 mins. Now add the spinach leaves and saute for few more mins, next add the chopped tomatoes and cook till tomatoes are well cooked and mashed. Season the greens with garam masala and salt. Sprinkle little water and cover the pan with lid for 3mins until the spinach is cooked. Check the seasoning and add the cooked rice to the spinach mixture and give good stir. Garnish with fried cashew nuts. Serve Palak Pulao with curry/gravy of your choice.

10 comments:

Torviewtoronto said...

colourful delicious rice

jeyashrisuresh said...

very healthy one. I wanted to try a rice out of spinach for a long time. Will try it out sometime

Priya said...

Wish u and ur family a happy and prosperous 2011..Wat a healthy and filling pulao,so yummy..

Prathibha said...

colorful n healthy rice....looks yumm

Shama Nagarajan said...

delicious rice...yummy....please send ur entries for christmas party/new year event

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Pulao looks so delicious and colorful. Very well made.

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Ramya said...

Healthy way to start newyear!!

aipi said...

Have a great n prosperous 2011 dear!!
Pulao looks DELICIOUS..

swapna said...

Healthy and tasty rice...

Khaugiri said...

Healthy and colorful!!!