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Paalak Aloo Pulao (Spinach Potato Pulao)

Nov-04-2017
Zeenath Muhammad Amaanullah
20 minutes
Prep Time
45 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
Serves
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ABOUT Paalak Aloo Pulao (Spinach Potato Pulao) RECIPE

Paalak pulao has been made by many, even aaloo pulao has been made earlier but what i did in this was to use both of these awesome veggies to give rise to my new innovative idea. A tasty and a easy pulao to enjoy at lunch or dinner with your loved ones. With the addition of potatoes, kids will also love it and most importantly, feeding this green magical veggie loaded with vitamins and minerals to the kids becomes a way more easier. Happy Cooking with Zeen !!!!!!

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Fusion
  • Shallow fry
  • Pan fry
  • Stir fry
  • Simmering
  • Boiling
  • Sauteeing
  • Main Dish
  • Vegan

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 7 bunches spinach
  2. 3 cups Raw rice
  3. 2 potatoes peeled and diced
  4. 2 tomatoes finely chopped
  5. 2 tbsp salt
  6. 3 bay leaves
  7. 2 cinnamon sticks
  8. 5 green chillies chopped
  9. 1/2 cup chopped coriander
  10. 1/4 cup mint leaves chopped
  11. 2 cups spring onions chopped
  12. 2 onions thinly sliced
  13. 1 small bunch fenugreek leaves chopped
  14. 1 tbsp red chilli powder
  15. 1 1/2 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  16. 1/2 tsp turmeric
  17. 3 tbsp ghee or oil
  18. 1 tsp cumin seeds

Instructions

  1. Soak rice for about 15 minutes and then cook al dente with salt as required.
  2. Drain and keep aside.
  3. Chop spinach leaves, mint, coriander and the fenugreek leaves.
  4. Heat oil or ghee in a cooking pot, add bay leaves and cumin seeds.
  5. Next add, ginger garlic paste, turmeric and cinnamon.
  6. If adding red onions, add now and saute well until light golden brown in colour on a low heat.
  7. If not adding onions, then add chopped spring onion greens along with chopped spinach, mint, coriander and fenugreek leaves.
  8. Add the green chillies chopped very finely or make a paste of it and then add.
  9. Add red chilli powder too and adjust salt according to taste.
  10. Cover and cook on high heat for about 12 minutes until the water dries up because spinach leaves tends to leave a lot of water.
  11. After sauteeing the spinach well, add deep fried potato cubes.
  12. Mix well and finally add the cooked rice.
  13. Cover and simmer on low heat for 10 minutes until it is heated up nicely.
  14. Keep it covered until ready to serve.
  15. Serve with any curry or on it's own. It tastes yummy.

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Kritika Seth
Nov-06-2017
Kritika Seth   Nov-06-2017

I will surely try this.

Yasmeen Ahmed
Nov-04-2017
Yasmeen Ahmed   Nov-04-2017

Ma shaa ALLAH , this is such an awesome idea !!!!! :heart_eyes::heart_eyes::heart_eyes::heart_eyes:

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