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Being south Indians, we had rice for all our three meals. Having chapathis or parathas was only on occasion, may be twice a week. If you have a pressure cooker or electric cooker, making rice is a jiffy. So here one of my jazzy Palak rice, that’s great to make for a week day dinner.

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Palak Rice Yum
Palak Rice
Course main course
Cuisine south indian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
serving
Ingredients
  • 11/2 to 2 cups Rice - cooked
  • 1 bunch Spinach
  • 1 Onion - medium chopped
  • 2 Tomatoes - crushed (I used abt 1/3 can of crushed tomatoes)
  • 1/2 cup Corn Fresh
  • 4 - 5 chilies Green
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 3 Cloves
  • 1 Cinnamon – small stick
  • 2 Cardamom
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 1 tsp Chili powder
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala
  • to taste Salt
Course main course
Cuisine south indian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
serving
Ingredients
  • 11/2 to 2 cups Rice - cooked
  • 1 bunch Spinach
  • 1 Onion - medium chopped
  • 2 Tomatoes - crushed (I used abt 1/3 can of crushed tomatoes)
  • 1/2 cup Corn Fresh
  • 4 - 5 chilies Green
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 3 Cloves
  • 1 Cinnamon – small stick
  • 2 Cardamom
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 1 tsp Chili powder
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala
  • to taste Salt
Palak Rice
Instructions
  1. Add bay leaves, cardamom, cinnamon and cloves to rice while cooking.
  2. Saute spinach in 1tsp oil and grind into a smooth paste with green chilies and garlic. Keep aside.
  3. Heat 2tbsp oil in a pan, add onions and saute till they turn light brown. Add turmeric, tomato puree and corn. Cover and cook till tomatoes are done.
  4. Add spinach paste, chili powder, garam masala & salt and saute for about 15minutes. Add water, if the mixture looks too dry.
  5. Add the spinach mixture to rice, mix well. Serve hot with onion raita.
Recipe Notes

This is my entry for Anthony's Curry Mela.

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