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Palak Rice



Palak Rice

Palak Rice, A rice dish, healthy, tasty recipe. boiled rice and dal cooked in palak paste and spice powders. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Rice Items
Servings: 4
Author: Chaya


  • 2 cup Palak
  • 1 cup Rice
  • 1/2 cup Masoor dal
  • 1 Onion big
  • 2 Tomato big
  • 1/4 cup Coriander leaves
  • 1/4 cup Green Peas
  • 5 - 6 Green chilly small
  • 5 - 6 cloves Garlic
  • 1/2 inch Ginger
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • 1 tbsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp Ghee / Clarified Butter


  • In a pressure cooker add washed rice, masoor dal, finely chopped tomato, finely chopped onion, soaked or frozen green peas, 4 cups of water, salt, stir well, close the lid and cook for 3 to 4 whistles.
  • In a vessel add water, add palak leaves, bring it to boil, cook for 2 mins.
  • Add cooked palak to ice cold water, keep aside for 2 more mins.
  • in a mixing jar add blanched palak, coriander leaves, green chillies, blend to fine paste. do not add water.
  • In a kadai add 1 tbsp ghee, finely chopped garlic, finely chopped ginger, fry for 30 secs, add turmeric powder, garam masala powder, stir well.
  • Add cooked rice+dal, sauté it, add palak paste, mix well.
  • Add salt, add 1 cup of water, mix well, close the lid and cook for 2 mins.
  • Palak Rice is ready to have.


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