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Palak Coconut Milk Pulao Recipe - Palak Pulav Recipe

Aarthi
Healthy and nutritious spinach pulao which is easy to make and taste fantastic. This is a great recipe to put in your kids lunch box too.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2 servings
Aarthi

Ingredients
  

  • Ghee - 2 tblsp
  • Cardamom / Yelakai - 2
  • Cloves / Krambu - 2
  • Cinnamon / Pattai - 1 small stick
  • Onion - 1 chopped finely
  • Tomato - 1 chopped finely
  • Ginger garlic paste - 1 tblsp
  • Chilli powder - 2 tsp
  • Cumin powder - 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 1 tblsp
  • Turmeric powder - ½ tsp
  • Garam Masala Powder - 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Palak - 2 cups chopped finely
  • Coconut Milk - 1 cup
  • Basmati Rice - 1 cup
  • Water - 1 cup

Instructions
 

  • Wash and soak rice for 15 mins.
  • Heat ghee in a cooker. Add whole spices and mix well.
  • Add onions and cook till golden.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and mix well.
  • Add in tomatoes and cook till mushy.
  • Add in spice powders and palak.Saute well.
  • Add salt to taste
  • Add in water, coconut milk and rice.
  • Bring it to a boil.
  • Cover and cook for 1 whistle.
  • Let the steam escape and open the cooker. Fluff up the rice.
  • Serve with raita.
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