Palak Rice Recipe

Learn how to make palak rice by cooking spinach and rice with onion, tomatoes and garam masala.

  • 1/2 bunch (cut into small pieces) palak
  • a pod garlic
  • a small piece of ginger
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 1 tomato
  • a few sprigs of curry leaves
  • 1 mashed potato
  • 1 cup basamathi rice
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tblsp garam masala powder (optional)
  • For Seasoning
  • 1 tblsp mustard
  • 1/2 tblsp urud and channa dal
  • 1/2 tblsp green chillies and red chillies (cut into pieces)
How to make palak rice:
  1. First wash and cut the palak into small pieces and keep aside.
  2. Then cook the basmathi rice and set aside.
  3. Now take a wok, pour some oil and when the oil is hot, add all the seasoning ingredients and fry till done.
  4. Now add the onions, tomatoes and cut palak and nicely mix and close with a lid.
  5. Let the whole thing cook very well.
  6. When it is done, add garam masala powder if you want and saute for a minute.
  7. Take it wok from fire and add the rice and mix it well.
  8. Take a wok, pour some oil and put the mashed potatoes and roast it slightly and when done add the curry leaves and put into palak rice and mix well.
  9. Serve with raita.