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Spinach Rice

Palak Rice

Recipe by rajeswari of pune, IN

Do not cover while cooking spinach.when sugar is added to spinach it retains its colour.cinnamon stick gives adds more taste to the rice.

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 2 Cups Cooked Rice
    • 1 Large bunch Spinach
    • 1/2 tsp Jeera powder
    • 1 tsp Pepper Powder
    • 1 Redchilli (Break into 2 pieces)
    • 1/2 tsp Haldi
    • 1 Cinnamon Stick of 2 inches.
    • Salt to taste
    • 1 tsp Oil
    • 5 nos.cashew and 4 nos. crushed


    1. Wash the spinach well in running water and keep it aside for some time.
    2. Chop the spinach with the stem too.
    3. Heat oil and add cinnamon stick,Cashew,red chilli,and spinach and cook till it reduces its quantity.
    4. Add haldi, Jeera powder and pepper powder and sugar.In max 4 minutes time, Palak becomes soft.
    5. Add Salt at the end otherwise water will come out from the palak. Switch off the gas.
    6. If some water content is there add crushed cashew nut powder.It absorbs the water.
    7. Add palak gravy to the rice.Mix well.
    8. Serve with raita.

    Note:Please do not over cook the not allow it to change the color.It cooks in 3-4 minutes itself.


    Latha U

    Very tasty I have made it few times and it is very healthy. Latha North Bay



    Lovely recipe. I will definetly try.