Quick and Easy Spinach Rice (Palak Rice)

Authentically Indian, Spinach Rice
Authentically Indian, Spinach Rice
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Ingredients

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2 cups White rice uncooked
1 ½ cups Spinach fresh
1 small Onion minced
1 large Carrots minced
4 Chili pepper green, chopped
1 tsp Ginger-garlic paste
1 tsp Ground coriander roasted
1 tsp Cumin seeds
1 tbsp Vegetable oil or as needed
1 pinch Salt or to taste
4 ½ cups Water or more as needed

Nutritional information

410
Calories
4,4g
Fat
82,5g
Carbohydrates
8,3g
Protein
0mg
Cholesterol
120mg
Sodium
Ingredients

Quick and Easy Spinach Rice (Palak Rice)

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I love a good side dish of rice, and what better than this Quick and Easy Spinach Rice (Palak Rice)? An authentically Indian recipe, this spinach rice is the perfect combination of crunchy, spicy and flavorsome.

It’s just the perfect accompaniment to any curry you may choose to make. It’s that good, and so filling, that some people even choose to eat Palak Rice on its own. Loved by adults and children alike, this North Indian recipe is healthy, delicious and so easy to make!

To make Quick and Easy Spinach Rice (Palak Rice), you will need the following ingredients:

Ingridiens for Quick and Easy Spinach Rice (Palak Rice)

So, how to make Quick and Easy Spinach Rice (Palak Rice)?

Steps to make Quick and Easy Spinach Rice (Palak Rice)

1

Heat oil and cook cumin seeds

1

In a skillet, over medium heat, heat the oil. Add the cumin seeds and cook and stir for about 1 minute, until fragrant.

2

Add onion, carrot and chili

5

Add the onion, carrot and green chili peppers. Cook for about 5 minutes, until slightly tender.

3

Add ginger-garlic powder

5

Add the ginger-garlic powder and cook for about 5 minutes.

4

Add spinach

3

In a blender, pulse the spinach leaves, until a paste forms. Add the spinach to the onion mixture. Cook and stir for about 2-3 minutes, until all the water has evaporated from the spinach.

5

Create rice mixture

3

Combine the uncooked rice, coriander powder and salt into the spinach mixture, until evenly combined.

6

Cook rice

25

Transfer the rice mixture to a rice cooker and add water. Cook the spinach rice in the rice cooker for about 20 minutes, or according to the manufacturer’s instructions.

7

Serve

1

Serve hot!

Are you having an Indian night and looking for something a little more exciting than plain rice? This Quick and Easy Spinach Rice (Palak Rice) is the best compliment to any curry choice. Add a bowl of roti and you’re good to go! Try this yourself and tag #cookmerecipes in your own Indian night posts!

Bethany is very passionate about maintaining a healthy lifestyle and clean diet. She’s trying to cut meat out of her diet as much as possible and focuses on cooking vegetarian food and fish. Bethany gets a kick from finding ways to add new twists to classic dishes. What’s more, thanks to her Asian roots, she’s great at combining different cuisines to come up with something extraordinary. Bethany’s recipes will inspire you to add new colors and flavors to your everyday meals.

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Total Reviews: 1
Athina

Quick and easy! Thank you, Bethany!

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