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spinach rice

Spinach rice is easy and healthy recipe. Spinach rice one of my kids favorite recipe. Usually my kid hates to eat spinach but with this recipe he eat spinach and he doesn’t know it. I use pressure cooker for cooking rice, so it decrease cooking time. For preparation of spinach rice, it takes little bit time which includes washing Spinach, shredding carrot, cut paneer in cubes, soaking rice. It contains lots of iron and calcium. So let us see how i make spinach rice with lots of spinach, carrot, paneer, rice and some spices.


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For making this rice we need spinach, carrot-shred carrot , rice, paneer, bay leaves, coriander powder, onion, cumin seeds, red chili powder, biryani masala, ginger-garlic paste,  oil, ghee, salt, lemon.


Spinach Rice Ingredients


First wash 1 and 1/2 cup of rice. Remove all water and keep it aside for 20 minutes. I use Sona Masuri type of rice……


wash rice


I use pressure cooker for cooking spinach rice. It is easy way to make any kind of rice. Heat up 2 tbsp of oil and 1/2 tbsp of ghee in pressure cooker. Add 1/2 tbsp cumin seeds.


add oil and cumin seeds


Once cumin seeds sputter add 2 bay leaves in that………


bay leaves


Now add 1/2 cup sliced onion and let it cook for 2 minutes until it turns pink. Then add 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste Sauté…….


add onion


After that add 1 and 1/2 cup of finally chopped spinach sauté it until spinach cooked. When spinach cooked it decrease in size.




Then add 1/2 cup of shredded carrots………


shred carrot


Add paneer cubes. Stir all together for 2 minutes…..


add paneer


Now add spices. First add 1 tbsp of red chili powder. Then 1/2 tbsp of coriander powder and 1/2 tbsp of biryani masala. Stir it for 2 minutes.


red chilly garam masala coriander powder


Add soaked rice stir again……..


stir rice


squeeze lemon………


squeeze lemon


Add 1 and 1/2 cup of water.If you didn’t soak rice for 20 min then add more water add salt to taste………


add water


Pressure cook it until 2 whistles


pressure cook rice


our Spinach Rice or Palak bhaa is ready to eat


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Post Author: Asmita Pawar-Gaikwad

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