Palak Rice

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.

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. This is my entry...

Palak Rice

Summary

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  • Coursemain course
  • Cuisinesouth indian
  • Yield3~4 Serving s 3~4 Serving
  • Cooking Time30 minutesPT0H30M
  • Preparation Time15 minutesPT0H15M
  • Total Time45 minutesPT0H45M

Ingredients

Rice - cooked
11/2 to 2 cups
Spinach
1 bunch
Onion - medium chopped
1
Tomatoes - crushed (I used abt 1/3 can of crushed tomatoes)
2
Fresh Corn
1/2 cup
Green chilies
4-5
Garlic
2 cloves
Cloves
3
Cinnamon – small stick
1
Cardamom
2
Bay leaves
2
Chili powder
1tsp
Garam Masala
1tsp
Salt
to taste

Steps

  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.
Palak Rice

This is my entry for Anthony's Curry Mela.

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