Palak Pulao | Spinach Rice | Keerai Sadam


Posted on October 11th, 2010

A few weeks back, I had talked about the one pot meal bug that had caught me recently :) Here is the next recipe in this series – Spinach pulao! Once again my sincere thanks all the chefs (aka fellow foodie bloggers) for your wonderful recipes!

Palak pulao

Palak pulao

Ingredients:

Spinach (Palak): 2 cups (chopped)
Cooked rice: 1 cup
Corriander seeds (Dhaniya): 2 tsp
Urad dal: 1 tsp
Gram dal: 1 tsp
Fenugreek seeds(Methi): 1/2 tsp
Red chillies: 5
Asafetida: 1/2 tsp
Cooking oil: 2 tbsp
Mustard seeds: 1 tsp
Cumin seeds: 1/2 tsp
Salt: to taste
Peanuts: 2 tbsp (Coarsely powdered)

Preparation Method:

  • Cook rice and keep it aside.
  • Dry fry the following ingredients and powder them.
    • Gram dal
    • Urad dal
    • Red Chillies
    • Asafetida
    • Corriander seeds
  • Heat oil and do seasoning with mustard seeds and cumin seeds.
  • Add spinach and fry till it gets cooked.
  • Now add peanut powder and mix well.
  • Remove from the stove top.
  • Add cooked rice and ground powder and mix thoroughly.
  • Spinach rice is ready!

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