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Palak peas pulao

Palak peas pulao is a quick and healthy pulao perfect for lunch boxes, that your kids and your family would love to have it. Full video, step by step picture recipe.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 3

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Basmati rice
  • 1.5 cups Palak finely chopped
  • 1 Onion
  • 3 Green chilli
  • ½ cup Green peas
  • 1 tsp Ginger garlic paste
  • ¼ tsp Sugar
  • ¼ tsp Turmeric
  • Salt – As needed

To temper

  • 1 tbsp Ghee
  • 1 Biryani leaf
  • ½ inch Cinnamon
  • 2 Cloves
  • 1 Cardamom
  • ¾ tsp Shahi jeera

Instructions

  • Soak basmati rice for 10 minutes minimum. Clean and finely chop spinach (remove thick stem if any).
    1 cup Basmati rice , 1.5 cups Palak
  • Heat a small pressure cooker with ghee and temper with biryani leaf, cinnamon, cardamom and cloves in order. Lastly add shahi jeera.
    1 tbsp Ghee, 1 Biryani leaf , 2 Cloves, 1 Cardamom , ¾ tsp Shahi jeera , ½ inch Cinnamon
  • Add sliced onion and slit green chillies.
    1 Onion , 3 Green chilli
  • After a minute, add ginger garlic paste and peas. Fry for 2 mins in medium flame.
    1 tsp Ginger garlic paste , ½ cup Green peas
  • Add finely chopped palak/ spinach (remove thick stem if any). Add sugar and fry until it shrinks.
    1.5 cups Palak, ¼ tsp Sugar
  • Add salt, turmeric, rice, 1 & ¾ cup water and bring to boil. Stir well.
    ¼ tsp Turmeric, Salt – As needed, 1 cup Basmati rice
  • Pressure cook for 2 whistles in medium flame. Once pressure goes off itself, carefully fluff.

Video

Notes

  • I soaked basmati for 30 mins.
  • I have used frozen peas, so added as such. If using dried peas, soak overnight and add to the pulao.