Healthy Spinach Carrot Pulao / Palak Gajar Pulav


Spinach offers twice as much fiber as other greens.
It is a good source of iron & loaded with vitamins and minerals, some of which are hard to find in other foods. For more info click here

I love making rice pulao with different combination of veggies..Here is the recipe of one of my favorite veggie combination in pulao..

Ingredients:-

Ghee or oil:- 2 tbsp
Cinnamon stick:- 1 inch
Black cardamom :- 2
Cloves:- 4
Cumin seeds/Jeera:- 1tsp
Carom seeds/Ajwain:- 1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds:- 1/2 tsp
Ginger (chopped):- 1 tbsp
Onions ( Chopped):- 1/4 cup
Potato:- 1/2 cup (cut into small cubes)
Carrot (Grated):- 1/2 cup
Spinach:- 1 bunch (chopped roughly )
Salt as per taste
Red chilli powder:- 1/2 tsp
Garam masala:- 1 tsp
Rice:- 2 cups
Water :- 4 cups


Procedure:-

Wash the rice and set it aside.

1)Heat the ghee/oil in a pan, add Cinnamon, cardamom, cloves.
2) Add cumin, mustard and let it splutter.
3)Add ginger & onions , cook till onions are transparent.
4) Add potato and saute it for 2-3 minutes
5) Add carrot and spinach & cook for couple of minutes..
6)Add salt, red chilli powder & garam masala , mix it will.
7) Add rice and water and stir everything well..
8) Let it cook on high till water starts to bubble.
9) Simmer the heat and cook the rice till all the water is evaporated..

Serve hot with your favorite curry & curd








27 comments:

sowmya said...

have never tried a combo of palak and gajar..sounds good..

Varsha Vipins said...

Spinach are always lovely nutritious food..Thats a healthy n tasty Pulav Preety..:)

Premyscakes said...

wow, sounds delicious with this combo.
cheers

Asha said...

Looks perfect, such a great healthy dish to have. Good one Preety! :)

SriLekha said...

looks yum and delicious!

Asha said...

I just your mail. I will send (milk product event) you again and link to you as well! :)

Swapna Pravin said...

Very different combo. Very healthy & nutritious. Wonderful posting preety.

Mahimaa's kitchen said...

pulav looks yummy preety!good way to eat spinach :)

sriharivatsan said...

Looks yummy..Healthy and nutritious recipie..

Cheffie-Mom said...

HEALTHY!! YUMMY!! Thanks for the recipe!!

Tina said...

Great combination preety...what a perfect nd healthy recipe...

Vibaas said...

Yummy and nutritious recipe. Awesome!

vidhas said...

Preety, pulao looks awesomw. YOu have given a nice idea for my husbby's lunch box.

Priya Sriram said...

Preety, You've shown a good delicious way to take spinach in. Nice recipe!

-Priya

SriLekha said...

wow! looks yum!

Dibs said...

pretty colours!

Supriya said...

Hi Preety. First time here. Love your pulav recipe, will try it soon. Is that ur baby in the profile pic? Cho chweet. The CKF event u are hosting sounds wonderful, its a bit late in the day...lets see if I can participate.

DEESHA said...

lovely recipe .. healthy one too

aquadaze said...

Preety, sorry, did not receive your entry, picked it up from here and have updated the round up.

Ramya Bala said...

looks yummy :)healthy recipe

Rajee said...

First time to see you beautiful blog with lovely photos when you joined CKF event. Pls let me know whether it's ur baby in ur profile. Give my warm hugs and soft kisses to her. Sooooooo cute and sweet baby.
Great combo for gajar and spinach. Great posts too.

Preety said...

Thanks everyone for lovely comments

Yes Supriya & Rajee that's my baby , now she is amost 16 month old..In the pic she was 3 months old..thanks for dropping by

Raaga said...

I have both the main ingredients... will try this soon.

Varsha Vipins said...

Did u miss my award Preety?dint see it in mcomment..thats y..

Deepa Hari said...

Pulav looks delicious and healthy Preety.

Sanghi said...

Pulav is fantastic.. I'm drooling over it.. do pick my award for you in my blog dear..!

kochhar said...

good one!

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