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Cuisine Style: India | Cooking Time: 10 minutes | To Serve: 2 | Take with: Salna, Kurma, raita,pachadi | Type: Lunch


Ingredients

  • Basmati rice or jeera rice – 1 cup
  • Spinach - 1 cup [chopped]
  • Onion – 1 [sliced]
  • Green chilli - 1 [sliced]
  • Ginger – 1 tbsp [grated]
  • Garlic – 1 tbsp [grated]
  • Fennel seeds – 1 tbsp
  • Green cardamom - 2
  • Cinnamon stick- 1
  • Mace[nutmeg flower]- 1
  • Cloves - 2
  • Star anise - ½ flower
  • Peppercorns – ½ tbsp
  • Red chilli powder – ½ tbsp
  • Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
  • Mint leaves – 2 springs
  • Salt to taste
  • Ghee – 1 tbsp
  • Oil – 2 tbsp

Preparation Method

  • Wash & soak basmati rice for ½ an hour.
  • Wash & chop spinach
  • Boil water in a broad pan, add cardamom, ghee & soaked basmati rice, cook till 3/4th.
  • Then drain water, cover lid & leave it for 5 min.
  • Spread rice over the plate let it cool.
  • Heat oil & ghee in a pan, add green cardamom, fennel seeds, cinnamon stick, star anise, cloves, fry till you get nice aroma
  • Add onion sauté till light brown
  • Add ginger & garlic sauté.
  • Add green chilli, & spinach saute.
  • Add Red chilli powder & turmeric powder saute for 2 min.
  • Add basmati rice & salt mix well.
  • Sprinkle mint leaves & serve hot with salna kurma and raita.

How to make Spinach pulav Video

How to make Spinach pulav- Step by step photos

Wash spinachWash spinach

Finely chopFinely chop

Boil water with green cardamom podsBoil water with green cardamom pods

Add soaked basmati rice Add soaked basmati rice

Let it boil till softLet it boil till soft

Check rice[3/4 th cooking done, cut off heat]Check rice[3/4 th cooking done, cut off heat]

Drain extra waterDrain extra water

Add drained rice, cover lid, leave it for 5 minAdd drained rice, cover lid, leave it for 5 min

Heat pan, add ghee & oilHeat pan, add ghee & oil

Take 7 aromatic spicesTake 7 aromatic spices

Add spices, fry for a minAdd spices, fry for a min

Add onion, saute till light brownAdd onion, saute till light brown

Add ginger, garlic & green chilliAdd ginger, garlic & green chilli

Add SpinachAdd Spinach

Add turmeric powderAdd turmeric powder

Add red chilli powder, saute for 2 minAdd red chilli powder, saute for 2 min

Add rice & salt, mix wellAdd rice & salt, mix well

Add mint leaves then cut off heat, serve hot with raitaTake one raw mango, wash

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