Wednesday, 7 March 2012

Spinach Rice (Palak Rice) with Carrot Raita

Spinach Rice(Palak Rice)

Basmati Rice  - 2 Cup
Spinach   - 2 Cup
Onion   - 1 Large
Green Chilli  - 2
Ginger Garlic paste – 1 Tbls
Cinnamon – 1 large
Cloves – 4 to 6
Bay leaves – 1 or 2
Cardamon  - 3
Coriander leaves

  • Cook rice and keep it aside (I usually add a little bit of salt while cooking).
  • Blanch the spinach in boiling water for 10 - 12 minutes.
  • Grind the spinach into a smooth paste.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add Cinnamon, Cloves, Cardamom and Bay leaves and saute it.
  • Add onion into it and saute well . Add the remaing salt into it.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and saute well till the onion became translucent.
  • Then add the spinach paste and saute well.
  • Once it became thick and dry, add the cooked rice into it and mix well.
  • Add Coriander leaves for garnishing.

Carrot Raita

Carrot  - 1 cup(Grated)
Green chilli  - 3 (Chopped)
Yogurt     - 1 1/2 Cup
Curry leaves


  • Take Carrot,Green chilli and Salt in bowl.Mix it well
  • Then add Yogurt and curry leaves and mix again.
  • Serve it with Spinach rice, Pulao, Ghee rice or Biriyani.
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  1. Looks super yum.. & very healthy too.. Thanks for linking it to my event :)

    You should link it too Radhika's of tickling palates event too.. it s about Green theme !

    Ongoing Event: I'm a STAR

  2. Sure I will link this...happy hosting..

  3. A wholesome comforting meal and simple too. Thank you for linking it with Healthy Morsels - Pregnancy. :)

  4. healthhy and wholesome meal

  5. nice to meet a blogger frm birmingham...i have been there many times..we were in peterborough before.

  6. First time here ... glad to follow you... very yummy palak rice
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  7. This looks almost like a biryani with spinach, looks absolutely delicious. Thank you for linking with Healthy Morsels :)

  8. This is such a comfort food ! Thank u Minu for sending this to Healthy Morsels -Pregnancy :)