Palak Rice Recipe

Palak rice is a healthy and tasty dish made with spinach and rice. Learn how to make/prepare Palak Rice by following this easy recipe.
Palak Rice Recipe
Difficulty Easy
Rating 7.4 / 10 (9 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 1 cup Palak, chopped
  • 1 cup Rice
  • 2 Onions, chopped
  • 3 Green Chilies
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 tsp Black Mustard Seeds
  • 1 tsp Pepper
  • 2 Cloves (Laung)
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Juice of 1 lemon
How to make Palak Rice:
  • Take water in a pan and bring it to boil. Put the spinach and simmer for five minutes.
  • Strain the water and blend the boiled palak with green chillies into a fine paste.
  • Now, heat oil in a pressure cooker. Add bay leaves, cumin seeds, mustard seeds, cloves and pepper in the heated oil.
  • Add onions and sauté till they turn translucent. Add the palak and chilli paste. Sauté for 2 more minutes.
  • Add to the mixture, rice and salt. Mix well. Now, put 2 cups of water and pressure cook. Remove from the heat after 2 whistles.
  • Sprinkle lemon juice over the cooked Palak rice and serve hot.