Friday, September 1, 2017

Palak Rajma Pulao/Vegan Spinach Kidney Beans Pulao

My blog child was sitting idle for the past two months coz of my long vacation. Though my personnal life kept me super busy, i missed my virtual child very much. And seriously am happy to kick start a new Mega Marathon for a month. Yes its quite a ritual for Blogging marathoners to run two months of Mega marathon during the month of April and September. After a rocking Baking Mega marathon, we are going to run this month's blogging marathon with an another exciting and definitely a fantastic theme. Yes the theme for this Mega marathon is 'Protein Rich Foods'. Obviously we, Mega marathoners will be posting 26 days of many droolworthy, innovative and definitely eye pleasing dishes. Obviously keep watching our spaces for some delightful dishes. Since i travelled for the past two months, am gonna run this month's mega marathon with some easy breezy Protein rich dishes, needless to say am not going to stick some subthemes as my professional life demands much time than personnal life.Since i cant keep myself away from blogging, am trying my best to keep my blog alive by running blogging marathon.

Palak Rajma Pulao, Spinach Kidney Beans Pulao

Am kick starting this month's blogging marathon with a simple, healthy, catchy, greeny and delicious Palak pulao, loaded with rajma aka Kidney beans. Beans are excellent source of Proteins, vegetarians are advised to take beans sufficiently in their diet to fulfil their major daily protein requirement. Kidney beans helps a lot in fighting against several disease and its boosts very much the immunity system as this beans have certain amont of antioxidants in it. Kidney beans are equally rich in soluble fiber and its regulates blood glucose as well. Do you know regular consumption of Kidney beans helps to prevent diabetes. This beans have numerous nutritional facts which makes you definitely to think about adding more Rajma aka Kidney beans in your diet. How about to kick start your daily consumption of Proteins just by cooking this Ultimate green rajma pulao. Give a try, this rice dish is just prefect to pack anyone's lunchbox with less efforts.

Green Rajma Pulao, Spinach Beans Pulao

2cups Cooked basmati rice
2cups Rajma/Kidney Beans (cooked)
1no Onion (large and chopped finely)
3nos Green chillies (slit opened)
1/2cup Spinach Puree
1tsp Ginger garlic paste
1tsp Garam masala powder
1/2tsp Red chilly powder
1/2tsp Cumin powder
1no Bay leaves
1tsp Fennel seeds

Heat a heavy bottomed pan, add enough oil, fry the bayleaves,fennel seeds until they turns brown.

Add immediately the chopped onions,ginger garlic paste,slit opened green chillies and saute until the onions turns transculent and the raw smell of the ginger garlic paste goes away.

Now add the already prepared spinach puree,garam masala powder,chilly powder,cumin powder to the cooking onions,cook everything in simmer for few minutes.

Finally add the cooked kidney beans, cook for few more minutes.

Add the already cooked rice to this beans mixture, toss everything gently until the rice gets well coated with the masala.

Put off the stove.

Serve with your favourite side dish or raitas.

Spinach Rajma Pulao

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15 comments: said... Reply To This Comment

healthy tasty pulao

Nalini's Kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

Welcome back Priya,such a simple yet protein packed pulao.Looking forward to rest of your recipes.

Srividhya said... Reply To This Comment

Same pinch Priya. I am going with easy breezy recipes too. This palak pulao with rajma looks delicious and very inviting.

cookingwithsapana said... Reply To This Comment

Welcome back Priya. We missed your innovative recipes. The kidney bean and spinach pilaf looks super healthy and delicious. It's a kick start protein packed dish for the marathon.

Gayathri Kumar said... Reply To This Comment

We surely missed you Priya. Welcome back. This pulao looks so nice. Perfect filling meal.

Padmajha said... Reply To This Comment

Nice to see you back priya. As usual you have come up with an awesome dish!! The platter looks so inviting!

Archana said... Reply To This Comment

Wow priya this is delicious n healthy too. Sounds great.

Sowmya :) said... Reply To This Comment

We missed you at the BMs too Priya. What a lovely way to get back. This rice is so simple and nutritious. I want to grab a bowlful right away :)

Unknown said... Reply To This Comment

Kidney beans is very high in protein. Very nice and easy recipe to start with. Looking forward to all your recipes

Srivalli said... Reply To This Comment

I am sure you will cook up a storm Priya, love your plate with those inviting dishes!..very nicely clicked!

Sharmila kingsly said... Reply To This Comment

Lovely start Priya akka.. Pulao looks so inviting and healthy.. I should pack this for my Lunch soon!!

rajani said... Reply To This Comment

The platter looks really good Priya. Beautifully captured.

Mayuri Patel said... Reply To This Comment

I think taking a break from blogging is good but glad to have you back. Delicious looking spinach rice. What a hearty meal with kidney beans added to it.

Preeti said... Reply To This Comment

I love rajma rice and addition of spianch makes more healthy meal.

Anlet Prince said... Reply To This Comment

Rajma and Palak never thought about this combo. Real Protein rich recipe.