Palak Paneer Rice (Baby and Toddler) Video of Tarla Dalal

Palak Paneer Rice (Baby and Toddler) Video of Tarla Dalal

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This rice delicacy is appealing to most infants because of its bright green colour. Spinach provides the much needed iron and folic acid for your growing baby while paneer is a good source of calcium. This nourishing rice serves as a full meal for lunch or dinner keeping your baby satiated for a longer time.

Recipe Description for Palak Paneer Rice ( Baby and Toddler)

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Makes 1 cup
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1/4 cup chopped spinach (palak) , washed and drained
1/4 cup chopped paneer (cottage cheese) , preferably made with cow's milk
1/4 cup rice (chawal) , washed and drained
1/2 tsp ghee
a pinch of cumin seeds (jeera)
restricted quantity of salt (optional)

For Serving
fresh curd , preferably made with cow’s milk

  1. Heat the ghee in a pressure cooker and add the cumin seeds.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add the rice and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  3. Add the spinach, paneer, salt and 1 cup of water, mix well and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
  4. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  5. Serve lukewarm with fresh curds.
Nutrient values for 1 cup

275 kcal
8.1 gm
34.7 gm
11.5 gm
195.9 mg
Vitamin A
887.0 mcg
Folic acid
19.2 mcg


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