Monday, October 25, 2010

Aloo Palak Pulao

Everyone in at my place loves spinach as anything, after making some fried rice, fried pakodas with spinach, my recent rice dish is this aloo palak pulao, most of us never says no to anything with potatoes and we guys are huge fan of this beautiful veggie, with spinach its double ok for us..I can definitely say that aloo palak is our all time favourite and this pulao was one of the best and better way of  feeding my family members with aloo and palak..This pulao goes absolutely for easy preparation and its tastes fabulous, yep needless to say aloo and palak in rice never goes wrong..Along with papads, raitas or with simply chicken fries, this pulao goes tremendous and its tastes extremely awesome even as lunch box menu..Do try friends u will definitely love this pulao and damn sure that this combo never fails at all..Sending to CMT-Rice guest hosted by me, event by Jagruti..

Aloo palak pulao

2nos Potatoes (big & cubed)
2cups Spinach (chopped)
2cups Basmati rice
1no Onions(big & chopped)
1tsp Ginger garlic paste
1tsp Red chilly powder
1tsp Garam masala powder
1/4tsp Pepper powder
1/2tsp Cumin seed powder
Salt
Oil
2nos Bay leaves
1tsp Fennel seeds
2nos Cardamoms

Wash and soak basmati rice for 5minutes with 4cups of water, meanwhile heat enough oil in a heavy bottomed vessel or pressure cooker, fry the bay leaves, fennel seeds and cardamom, immediately add the chopped onions, ginger garlic paste with salt,cook until the onions turns transculent, add the chopped potatoes and sauté along with red chilly powder, garam masala powder, pepper powder and cumin powder, until the potatoes get half cooked..now add the chopped spinach leaves, just sauté for few seconds..Strain the soaked water from the basmati rice and add to the cooking veggies, bring to boil..Add the soaked rice to the cooking water, cook everything in high flame for few minutes, (if u r using pressure cooker,cook for two whistles and put off the stove)put off the flame in simmer..

Cook until the rice get well cooked and water gets completely absorbed..Serve along with papads, raitas or spicy chicken fries..

46 comments:

Priya Sreeram said... Reply To This Comment

priya superaaaaaa irukku! very delicious looking !

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Deepti said... Reply To This Comment

Simply Healthy Recipe...

Zoe said... Reply To This Comment

Love the way you uses the spices in this dish...nice!

sinfullyspicy said... Reply To This Comment

very yummy n homely looking pulao..spinach is my fav too

Shalini said... Reply To This Comment

lovely spinach n aloo combo:)

Smitha said... Reply To This Comment

That looks tempting...hot hot pulao is what I need now!!

Priya (elaichii) said... Reply To This Comment

It looks so yummy and the grains look so perfectly cooked!

aipi said... Reply To This Comment

That's a fabulous idea..can imagine how tasty it will be!

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Satya said... Reply To This Comment

delicious pulao ...looks so flavorful....yummy

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Vidhya said... Reply To This Comment

rice looks really Yummy Priya. I am bookmarking this one...

Sushma Mallya said... Reply To This Comment

yummy combo,and you have done it really well priya

Swathi said... Reply To This Comment

Aloo palak pulao looks delicious Priya.

Premalatha Aravindhan said... Reply To This Comment

Palak pulao luks so unique,like the click...

Foodie Ann said... Reply To This Comment

Thats a great combination..priya..:)

Kairali sisters said... Reply To This Comment

That seriously looks yumm, ii love spinach...

Suma Rowjee said... Reply To This Comment

You bet potato is something you can never go wrong with, given most of us, including kids, love taters in any form. Lovely rice dish Priya!

NIDHYA said... Reply To This Comment

Never would have thought of adding spinach until now. Looks like it tastes great. cool

Aaha Oho

Kurinji said... Reply To This Comment

Nice...

Suma Rowjee said... Reply To This Comment

You can seldom go wrong with taters, both with kids and adults. Think this is the most loved veggie in any form. Lovely rice dish Priya!

Curry Leaf said... Reply To This Comment

Excellent Never tried the aloo spinach combo in rice.

PJ said... Reply To This Comment

Looks so appetizing ,Priya!!

SS blogs here said... Reply To This Comment

Hey Priya.. that looks like a good one to try.

Paaka Shaale said... Reply To This Comment

Such a simple and nice looking pulao priya. Liked the recipe a lot :)

Vandana Rajesh said... Reply To This Comment

Healthy tasty recipe...loved the pic Priya.

alwayswinner786 said... Reply To This Comment

Hi Priya,
Extremely delicious veggie pulao!
I will have this with your prawn and spring onion masala! Super delish!

Nandini said... Reply To This Comment

That's a very tasty pulao! It's delicious!

Gayathri's Cook Spot said... Reply To This Comment

Very healthy and yummy.

Peanutts said... Reply To This Comment

great combination, rice , potatoes and spinach :)

Prathibha said... Reply To This Comment

I grind the palak for this.....looks yummy

An Open Book said... Reply To This Comment

that looks delicious

Happy Cook said... Reply To This Comment

One veg S ate from the time when she was small was Spinach but then spinach and cream, i should try in rice and see if she likes it. Looks good.

Fimère said... Reply To This Comment

voici des saveurs que j'aime beaucoup
bonne journée

G.Pavani said... Reply To This Comment

delicious n yummy rice..

jeyashrisuresh said... Reply To This Comment

aloo with spinach in rice wow what a great combo priya. nobody will say "no" to this yummy puloa

Mrs.Menagasathia said... Reply To This Comment

புலாவ் ரொம்ப நல்லாயிருக்கு...

Sarah Naveen said... Reply To This Comment

wow!! looks so yummy..loved the combo..

Ameya said... Reply To This Comment

You're right about aloo-palak, it's one of my favorite vegetable combos :) The rice looks very tasty!!

Koci said... Reply To This Comment

This looks great! I love that nice bit of color that the spinach gives the rice and potatoes.

Ananda Rajashekar said... Reply To This Comment

I love that combination :)

Cham said... Reply To This Comment

Potato and palak rice looks a perfect meal!

Krishnaveni said... Reply To This Comment

healthy rice dish, looks yum yum

Elisabeth said... Reply To This Comment

What a creative, and healthy idea. I would like to make a batch of these, and the first thing I would sprinkle it on is yogurt, instead of the usual granola. Nice use for the rice, of course.
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RAKS KITCHEN said... Reply To This Comment

NIce combo priya! Healthy pulao!

sweetartichoke.com said... Reply To This Comment

A very delicious and healthy pulao!

garima said... Reply To This Comment

Just made it for lunch. Came together pretty quickly and was really delicious.