Spinach & Pigeon Pea Rice - Palak & Togari Kayi Rice | How to make Spinach & Pigeon Pea Rice - Palak & Togari Kayi Rice

By Divya Md  |  8th Feb 2018  |  
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Spinach & Pigeon Pea Rice - Palak & Togari Kayi Riceby Divya Md
  • Prep Time

    10

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  • Cook Time

    20

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  • Serves

    4

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About Spinach & Pigeon Pea Rice - Palak & Togari Kayi Rice Recipe

So today am sharing a healthy recipe which is loaded with lot of nutrients, antioxidants and considered as one of the very healthy food. The ingredients which I mainly use here is spinach and pigeon pea. It contains high vitamin A, calcium and folic acid etc which is very important for our body, especially for expectant mothers and also post delivery. Eating spinach and pigeon pea has healthy benefits in several ways. I use spinach every alternative days in form of parata, bath and playa. Here I am sharing spinach pigeon pea rice bhath recipe with you all.(ಪಾಲಕ್ ತೊಗರಿ ಕಾಳು ಅನ್ನ).

Spinach & Pigeon Pea Rice - Palak & Togari Kayi Rice is an aromatic, flavorful and delicious dish which is very much popular in Karnataka. The name itself get juices flowing in your mouth and this dish has a heavenly experience in every bite. When Spinach & Pigeon Pea Rice - Palak & Togari Kayi Rice is cooked perfectly it can turn into a dish beyond excellence. It is a recipe of delight which no one can resist. You can try this amazing Spinach & Pigeon Pea Rice - Palak & Togari Kayi Rice at the restaurants and you can also prepare it at your home. People of different region prepare this dish differently according to their own taste. This quick and easy recipe requires only 10 minute for the preparation and 20 minute to cook it perfectly. On the Better Butter website, you can find the recipe of Spinach & Pigeon Pea Rice - Palak & Togari Kayi Rice by Divya Md in step by step with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook the perfect Spinach & Pigeon Pea Rice - Palak & Togari Kayi Rice at your home without any difficulties. Spinach & Pigeon Pea Rice - Palak & Togari Kayi Rice is one of the representative dishes of Karnataka which you can serve in any special occasions.

Spinach & Pigeon Pea Rice - Palak & Togari Kayi Rice

Ingredients to make Spinach & Pigeon Pea Rice - Palak & Togari Kayi Rice

  • rice - 1 cup/pavu
  • spinach - 2 bunches
  • Pigeon pea - 1 cup
  • water - 2 1/2 cups
  • salt - as per taste
  • TO TEMPER:
  • onion - 1
  • curry leaves - 1 spring
  • oil - 4tbsp
  • mustard seeds - 1 tbsp
  • Bay (Paulo) leaf - 2
  • spices PASTE:
  • coriander seeds - 2 tbsp
  • garlic - 1 whole
  • cinnamon - 2
  • Moggu - 2
  • cloves - 2
  • Grated coconut - 1 cup
  • turmeric - a pinch
  • green chillies - 4-5

How to make Spinach & Pigeon Pea Rice - Palak & Togari Kayi Rice

  1. Before you start, rinse rice for 10-15 minutes and keep aside.
  2. Meanwhile add water in a deep pan/kadai, let it boil in a small flame until it become warm.
  3. Wash well spinach and pigeon pea. Chop spinach into medium size.
  4. Now Take a jar and add all above mentioned spices, grind well by adding little water and make a well blended paste.
  5. Heat oil in a pressure cooker. Add Mustard seeds, bay leaf and curry leaves fry for half a minutes in a medium flame.
  6. Now add onion and pigeon pea, and keep frying them till the onion turn into golden brown colour. It takes 2-3 minutes to fry.
  7. Now add chopped spinach and grinded spices paste and blend well.
  8. Add rinsed rice, warm water and salt to this and stir well for 1 minute and let it boil for 5 minutes.
  9. After 5 minutes taste and add salt if needed, and then close the lid and cook until two whistle.
  10. Once cooker cools mix it well and serve spinach pigeon pea rice bath with raitha.

My Tip:

- You can use basmati rice instead of regular one. - For tempering, you can add cashews for a good flavour. - Instead of pigeonpea, you can use white Kabul or Lilva beans (avarekalu).

Reviews for Spinach & Pigeon Pea Rice - Palak & Togari Kayi Rice (1)

Ruchi Gaur9 months ago

Excellent recipe.
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