Palak Pulao

Palak Pulao

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 20

Cook Time : 40

Total Time : 60

Ingredients

Serves 1

  • Rice 1 cups

  • Cashew nuts 8-10 nos

  • Ghee 2 tbsp

  • Refined oil 2 tbsp

  • Salt 1 tsp

  • Onion(big, chopped) 1 nos

  • Garlic chopped 1/2 tsp

  • Cumin Powder 11/2 tsp

  • Coriander Powder 1 tsp

  • Cinnamon 1 inch

  • Clove 2 nos

  • Bay leaf 1 nos

  • Cardamom 2 nos

  • Palak Leaves (Spinach)(tightly packed) 1 1/2 cups

Directions

  • 01

    Clean and wash the palak leaves and blanch them for few minutes.

  • 02

    Drain the water and take the leaves in a blender and make smooth green puree.

  • 03

    Wash and soak the rice for 20 minutes.

  • 04

    Heat 1 tablespoon ghee and roast the cashew nuts and keep them aside.

  • 05

    Now add the remaining ghee and refined oil in pan.

  • 06

    Add bay-leaf, cardamom, clove and cinnamon into the pan.

  • 07

    Next add chopped onions and garlic and fry till they are translucent in nature.

  • 08

    Add cumin powder, coriander powder and salt taste. Mix them well.

  • 09

    Now add the palak puree and cook until the raw smell is gone.

  • 10

    Finally add the soaked rice and mixed with all the masalas.

  • 11

    Add water (approximately 2 1/2 cup) and cook until the rice is done.

  • 12

    When the water is almost dried add the fried cashew nuts and serve hot.

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