My Photo
Overland Park, KS, US

Monday, March 3, 2008

Palak Rice

*************************************************************


PALAK / SPINACH RICE


Palak rice is what I came to know from one of my friend. This is simple as no much varities of vegetables in them. The smell and the taste of palak leaves itself is just enough to make this recipe yummy :)!!...

I wish to send this recipe toMeeta's - What's for lunch, Honey? for the event Monthly Mingle - One Dish Dinner. Thank you for hosting this event Meeta. Enjoed it !!

I'm not keeping well from past two weeks... so was not able to post recipes on a regular basis...:( and check my blog buddy's recipes.. !! I miss blogging a lot because of my weekness.. Hopping to get well as soon as possible !! so that I can continue blogging and cooking... :)!!

Here is my Palak rice version.. enjoy !!


Ingredients

1 cup Basmathi Rice
1/2 cup of Palak/ spinach leaves chopped.
1/4 cup Potato cubes
1 medium size Tomato cubes
1 onion sliced
1-2 Clove, Caradamon, Cinnamon stick, Bay leafs
1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
1 tsp Red Chilly powder
1/2 tsp Tumeric powder
1/2 tsp Garam masala powder
1 tsp each of ginger and garlic paste
2-3 tbsp oil
Salt as per taste
2 cup Water






Method

1. Heat oil in the presser cooker. Then add the spices,cumin seeds, ginger garlic paste, Onion, fry them for 1-2 minutes.
2. Now add the chopped spinach and basmathi rice and again fry for 1-2 minutes.
3. Later add cubed potatoes, tomatoes, chilly, turmeric , garam masala powder, salt and water and pressuer cook untill 2 whisle.
4. Palak rice is ready to be enjoyed with salad or curd....
Note : Adjust the spices and masalas as per your taste.


Here is Palak Rice with curd and Salad !!

Palak Rice


This goes to Meeta's - Monthly Mingle "One Dish Dinner"


One Dish Dinner


29 comments:

Asha said...

That thali looks wonderful A, I love the Kosumbari.YUM YUM!!

Kalai said...

Looks delicious, Archana! Feel better soon and look forward to more great posts, girl! :)

Mythreyee said...

Looks gorgeous archana. A filling and a healthy thali.

Ramya's Mane Adige said...

should try this one sometime!!! Thanx for the recipe...

Meera said...

Looks delicious, Archy.
Get well soon. Hope you feel better.

shriya said...

Great Entry archana. Bookmarked this recipe I have some spinach sitting in my fridge gonna try this. Get well soon.

Sia said...

get well soon archy:)

Cham said...

Get well soon :) Palak rice and kosumbari look so delish!

Archy said...

Thank you all for ur sweet words and wish !!
I'm recovering now !! Hopping to catch u all in 2-3 days with a new dish :D !!

Namratha said...

I have never tried Palak Rice, and this sounds like a good one to start with. Looks yummy! :)

Uma said...

Lovely rice! Looks so yummy!

Vanamala said...

mmmmmmm slurrrp:) i love it...

Dhivya said...

mmm..yummy dish..simple and healthy too

Sagari said...

never tried palak rice
thats looks so comforting archy

AnuSriram said...

I also make spinach rich, but with different ingredients... will try your version too... Looks lovely! Get well soon dear!!

Seema said...

That looks wonderful & nice dish! Loved the salad & curd on side, a complete & healthy meal!

Archy said...

Thank you friends for your wishes i'm fine now :)!!

Namratha, Seema..
Thanks for dropping by :) !!

Meeta K said...

Looks absolutely great Archana! thank you for the entry!

Mahek said...

hi
Thanks for the recipe
your plate looks yum too
bye
tayee

Archana said...

The rice looks very apetizing -and lovely recipe for the event I am hosting - I would love for you to send this recipe for my event - ONE DISH MEALS. Check my site or the link below for more details.
http://www.archanaskitchen.com/2008/uncategorized/monthly-one-dish-event-meals/

Purnima said...

Archy,the palak rice looks truly tempting! Tks for sharing..m bookmarking this ...wd try with long grain brown rice.

charu said...

Archu,

Thanks for this wonderful and easy recipe. I tried it yesterday and it came out pretty good.

Archana said...

Hi
Just wanted to request you to link back to my site for the ONE DISH MEAL EVENT. I noticed you sent the recipe, but have not linked back. Thank you :)

Sailaja Prakash said...

Hi Archana,

Today, I tried this 'Spinach Rice'. This is healthy, spicy and tasty too.

Thanks for the recipe Archana.

Keep posting no. of rice dishes Archana.

Archy said...

Sailaja,
Hey, thanx for trying an liking it !!

geet said...

I tried your recipe this evening for my hubby... I have to say it was DELICIOUS! Thanks!

Archy said...

Geet,
Thank you for trying out this palak rice, glad u liked it !! Keep visiting :) !!

Anonymous said...

Cool article as for me. It would be great to read something more concerning that topic. Thnx for giving that data.

Sushma said...

Hi Archana,
I tried this and it came out really well..