Palak Recipes | 3 Best Palak Recipes

Palak Recipes: Palak is a leafy vegetable, Spinach is a name of palak in English. It contains a high amount of iron. there are many dishes made from Spinach like Palak Paneer Recipe, Palak Soup, Dal Palak,

 

1) Palak Pulao Recipe | Spinach Rice

Palak Pulao is a very healthy recipe. It’s very simple to make and doesn’t require many ingredients. You can make Spinach Pulao by adding veggies and potatoes. Spinach Pulao is also made without adding veggies and only Spinach. this recipe is also known as palak khichdi. 

 

Palak Pulao Recipe Nutrition

Spinach Pulao Recipe includes 105 calories

Carbohydrates: 5 g
Proteins: 1 g
Fat: 8 g

 

2,000 calories are the total daily calorie required for a standard adult diet.

 

I have made the Palak Pulao in a pressure cooker, you can make it in a thick bottom vessel also if you make the Spinach pulao in a vessel then reduce the amount of water, and also cover the lid of the vessel properly which will help to cook the pulao in less time.

 

Recipe Ingredients

  • Basmati rice 1 cup
  • Spinach 1 cup
  • Ghee 2 tsp
  • Oil 2 tsp
  • Cinnamon 1
  • Cloves 5
  • Cardamom 2
  • Whole peppercorn 4
  • Bay leaves 2
  • Star anise 1
  • Onion 1
  • Green chilies 2
  • Ginger garlic paste 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
  • Kashmiri red chili powder 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder 1 tsp
  • Cumin powder 1 tsp
  • Garam Masala powder 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste.

 

Tips for cooking Palak Pulao in a pressure cooker at home

  • Make use of fresh Spinach leaves.
  • If you don’t like more whole spices then you can reduce the quantity.
  • Add green chilies as per how spicy you eat.

 

Process before cooking the Spinach Pulao 

  • Rinse the basmati rice in clean water.
  • And then soak the basmati rice for 15 minutes before cooking.
  • Then drain the water from the rice and keep it aside.
  • Now rinse the Spinach leaves nicely and Chop the leaves.
  • Chop onions.

 

Process for cooking Palak Pulao in a pressure cooker at home

Palak Pulao Recipe
Spinach Pulao Recipe

1. Chop one bunch of fresh spinach leaves.

2. Now we will take a pressure cooker, add 2 tsp of ghee.

3. Then add 2 tsp of oil.

4. Add 1 Cinnamon, 5 Cloves, 2 Cardamom.

5. Then add 4 Whole peppercorns, 2 Bay leaves,  1 Star anise.

6. Add 1 finely chopped onion.

7. Saute the onions for 2 minutes, then add 2 slit green chilies.

8.  Saute for a minute, add 1 tsp of ginger garlic paste.

9. Then add 1/4 tsp of turmeric powder.

10. Add 1 tsp of Kashmiri red chili powder and coriander powder.

11. Now add 1 tsp of cumin powder and garam masala powder.

12. Cook until the oil separates from the masala.

13. Then add the chopped spinach leaves.

14. Mix it, add 1 tsp of salt.

15. Add 1 cup of soaked Basmati rice.

16. Mix gently all together.

17. Then add 2 cups of water, adjust the water as required.

18. Now close the lid and cook until 2 whistles.

19. After 2 whistle switch off the flame and let the rice rest for 15 minutes.

The Spinach Pulao is ready to serve.

 

Serving Tips

The Spinach Pulao can be served with
salad
mango pickle
roasted papad.

Palak Pulao Recipe

Palak  Pulao

How to make Palak  Pulao
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4
Calories 105 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup Basmati rice
  • 1 cup Palak
  • 2 tsp Ghee
  • 2 tsp Oil
  • 1 no Cinnamon
  • 5 no Cloves
  • 2 no Cardamom
  • 4 no Whole peppercorn
  • no Bay leaves
  • 1 no Star anise
  • 1 no Onion
  • 2 no Green chillies
  • 1 tsp Ginger garlic paste
  • ¼ tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp Kashmiri red chilli powder 
  • 1 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin powder
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala powder
  • to taste Salt
Keyword Palak  Pulao

2) Palak Paneer Pulao (How to make Palak Paneer Pulao at home)

Palak paneer pulao is a one-pot recipe, it is very easy to make and also needs less time.
In this recipe, we will make Spinach paneer pulao with some tips and also known its nutritional facts.

 

Palak Paneer Pulao Recipe Nutrition

Spinach Paneer Pulao Recipe includes 450 calories

Carbohydrates: 48 g.
Proteins: 16 g.
Fat: 20 g.
2,000 calories are the total daily calorie required for a standard adult diet.

 

Recipe Ingredients

  • Oil 4 tbsp
  • Palak 2 cups
  • Paneer 200 g
  • Basmati rice 1.5 cups
  • Onion 1
  • Green peas 1 cup
  • Garlic cloves 5
  • Green chilies
  • Bay leaves 2
  • Cardamom 2
  • Cinnamon 1
  • Salt to taste
  • Cumin seeds 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
  • Garam Masala 1/2 tsp
  • Red chili powder 2 tsp
  • Garlic 1 peace
  • Water as required.

 

Tips to make Palak Paneer Pulao at home

  • Make use of fresh spinach leaves.
  • Also, make use of fresh paneer ( you can also make paneer at home)
  • Prefer using fresh green peas instead of a frozen one.
  • If you want can add more veggies to the pulao
  • Do not cook the spinach for long, it will help to prevent its color.

 

Process before cooking the pulao

  • Wash the rice nicely with water, and soak the rice in water for 20 minutes before cooking the recipe.
  • After 20 minutes drain the water from the rice and keep it aside.
  • Make Spinach paste.
  • Chop onion.

 

The process to make Palak Paneer Pulao at home

We will make spinach paste first

1. Take a blender, add 5 garlic cloves, 3 green chilies, garlic peace.

2. Add 2 cups of spinach and 2 tbsp of water.

3. Now blend this into a fine paste.

 

Step by step process to make Palak paneer Pulao

Palak Paneer Pulao
Spinach Paneer Pulao

1. Take a pan, add 4 tbsp of oil.

2. Add the whole spices, 2 bay leaves, 2 cardamoms, 1 cinnamon.

3. Saute this for a minute.

4. Add 1 tsp cumin seeds and sliced onion.

5. Then add a pinch of salt, cook until the onions are golden brown.

6. Now add the blended paste into the pan.

7. Add salt as per taste, 2 tsp of red chili powder.

8. Then add 1/2 tsp of turmeric powder, garam masala powder.

9. Now cook the spinach mixture on a medium flame for 5 minutes.

10. Then add the paneer cubes and green peas.

11. Mix it well all together.

12. Now add the soaked basmati rice and 1.5 cups of water.
( Adjust the water as required)

13. Mix the rice gently, make sure you won’t break the rice.

14. Cover the lid of the pan and cook for 5 minutes on medium flame.
( Stir in between)

15. Then turn the flame low and cook for 10 minutes.

16. After 10 minutes turn the flame off and let the rice rest for 5 minutes.

The Spinach Paneer Pulao is ready to serve.

 

Serving Tips (Palak Recipes)

The Spinach Pulao can be served with
salad
mango pickle
roasted papad.

Palak Paneer Pulao

Palak paneer pulao

How to make Palak paneer pulao
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Servings 4
Calories 450 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 4 tbsp Oil
  • 2 cups Palak
  • 200 g Paneer
  • 1.5 cups Basmati rice
  • 1 no Onion
  • 1 cup Green peas
  • 5 no Garlic cloves
  • 2 no Green chillies
  • 2 no Bay leaves
  • 2 no Cardamom
  • 1 no Cinnamon
  • to taste  Salt
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • ½ tsp Turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp Garam Masala
  • 2 tsp Red chilli powder
  • 1 Garlic
  • as required Water

3) Aloo Palak Recipe (How to make Aloo Palak at home)

Aloo Palak is a recipe made in many variations like Aloo Palak Curry, Aloo Palak Paratha. In this recipe, we will see how to make aloo palak ki sabji

 

Aloo Palak Recipe Nutrition 

Aloo Palak  Recipe includes 200 calories

Carbohydrates: 12 g.
Proteins: 2.5 g.
Fat: 15.5 g.

2,000 calories are the total daily calorie required for a standard adult diet.

 

Recipe Ingredients

  • Spinach 2 cups
  • Oil 2 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
  • Garlic cloves 4
  • Onion 1
  • Potatoes 2
  • Green chilies 2
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander powder 1 tsp
  • Red chili powder 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
  • Chilli flakes 1 tsp.

 

Tips for cooking Aloo Palak at home 

  • Make use of fresh spinach leaves.
  • Adding chili flakes to the recipe enhances the taste.

 

Process before making Aloo Palak ( aloo palak ki sabzi)

  • Clean the Spinach leaves, rinse with water and chop it finely.
  • Chop onions, potatoes, tomatoes.

 

Steps for making Aloo Palak Recipe (Palak Recipes)

Aloo Palak Recipe
Aloo Spinach Recipe

1. Take a pan, add 2 tbsp of oil.

2. Add 1/2 tsp of cumin seeds.

3. Then add 4 cloves of garlic chopped, saute for a minute.

4. Add 1 finely chopped onion, cook, until the onion is transparent.

5. Once onions are soft, add 2 diced potatoes.

6. Now cover the lid and cook on low flame for 5 minutes.

7. Then open the lid and add 1 chopped tomato.

8. Add 2 chopped green chilies and salt to taste.

9. Mix it well and again cover the lid and cook until the potatoes are completely cooked.

10. Now add 1 tsp of coriander powder and 1/2 tsp of red chili powder.

11. Add 1/4 tsp of turmeric powder and 1 tsp of chili flakes.

12. Now add the chopped spinach leaves.

13. Cover the lid and cook for 3 minutes on medium flame.

14. Open the lid and mix the spinach nicely.

15. Again cover the lid and cook for another 2 minutes on low flame.

16. Open the lid after 2 minutes and cook the Aloo Palak until all the moisture is evaporated.

17. Once the moisture is evaporated and oil is separated from the aloo spinach turn off the flame.

The sabji is ready to serve.

 

 

Serving Tips of Palak Recipes

Aloo Palak Recipe

You can serve the delicious aloo spinach with roti, rice.

 

 

Aloo Palak Recipe

Aloo Palak

How to make Aloo Palak
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4
Calories 200 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups Spinach
  • ½ tsp  Cumin seeds
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 2 no  Potatoes
  • 4 no Garlic cloves
  • 1 no Onion
  • 1 no Tomato
  • to taste  Salt
  • 1 tsp  Coriander powder
  • ½ tsp  Red chilli powder
  • ¼ tsp  Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp  Chilli flakes
Keyword Aloo Palak

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