Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Spinach Rice / Palak Rice

1 cup Basmati rice
1/2 bunch of fresh Spinach leaves
2tsp Canola oil
2 Bay leaves
4 Cloves
1/2tsp Cinnamon
1/2 cup chopped Onion
1tsp Garlic paste
1tsp Ginger paste
1 chopped Green chilly
7 to 8 Roasted Cashew
Salt to taste
2 cup Water

  • Clean and grind spinach into a paste. Add very little water while grinding.
  • Heat a pain with oil, then add garlic and ginger paste. Once it starts to change color add cloves and bay leaves. Keep mixing it. Then in a min or 2 add onion, green chillies, cinnamon and fry until it is almost golden brown.
  • Now add rice and fry until it gives out nice aroma (around 6 to 7 mins).
  • Add spinach puree, salt and roasted cashews to the rice mixture. Finally add water and mix them well. Cook until water evaporates and grains are tender.
  • Serve it hot with raitha .
Nutrition Facts of
(for source/detailed information; click on the vegetable name)
Spinach -
  • Excellent source of iron, vitamin C and vitamin A
  • Good source of folate, magnesium and vitamin E


  1. yum food priya:)
    and loe the way u explained nutrition facts.