Spinach Pulao

Spinach Pulao

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A smashing dish for your little Popeye and everybody else in the family too. Rice tossed with milk and butter is topped with a simple spinach mixture, and served in an interesting way to lure your family to a healthy meal. Once you have cooked rice and spinach ready, Spinach Rice can be prepared in minutes with readily available ingredients and simple procedures. Serve it hot to make the most of the fresh aroma and texture.

Spinach Pulao recipe - How to make Spinach Pulao

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 3 servings
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For The Rice
2 1/4 cups cooked rice
5 tbsp milk
1 tbsp butter
salt to taste

For The Spinach Mixture
2 1/4 cups chopped spinach (palak)
1 tbsp ghee
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
salt to taste

For the rice

    For the rice
  1. Heat the butter in a broad non-stick, add the rice, milk and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Keep aside.

For the spinach mixture

    For the spinach mixture
  1. Heat the ghee in a broad non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add the onions and green chillies and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  3. Add the spinach and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Put the rice on a serving plate, put the prepared spinach mixture in the center and serve immediately.
Nutrient values per serving
Energy267 cal
Protein5.2 g
Carbohydrates38 g
Fiber3.1 g
Fat9.8 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A3052.8 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20.2 mg
Vitamin B31.2 mg
Vitamin C17 mg
Folic Acid68.8 mcg
Calcium104.2 mg
Iron1.1 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium68.7 mg
Potassium156.5 mg
Zinc0.8 mg


Spinach Pulao
 on 21 Apr 16 06:42 PM

Very easy and nice recipe.
Tarla Dalal
23 Apr 16 10:45 AM
   Hi Sonal , we are delighted you loved the Spinach Pulao recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking.
Spinach Pulao
 on 29 May 14 09:42 AM

Quick, simple and heart warming... this is an excellent recipe option... well this recipes fit best... when you have spinach at home and are tired of eating the regular palak subzi with roti... in very little time with the basic ingredients.. you can stir up something as exotic.. is now true to believe..
Spinach Pullao
 on 15 Jan 13 10:39 AM

Fab spinach filling and very tasty pulao.