Palak makai pulav

Palak makai pulav

Spicy rice cooked with spinach and corn gravy

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Basmati rice, washed and pressure cooked
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kasoori methi / dried methi leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 pinch Asafoetida
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Cumin seeds
  • 2 piece ginger, small
  • 3 Cloves garlic
  • 2 green chilies
  • 1 Onion, large size, finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups Corn Kernels, boiled/steamed
  • 1 Bunch Spinach / Palak, cleaned and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons ghee

Instructions

  1. Make spinach puree by boiling and grinding spinach.
  2. Heat oil. Fry cumin seeds, asafoetida, onion, ginger, garlic and green chillies till onion are soft.
  3. Add powder spices - turmeric powder, red chilli powder and crushed kasoori methi. Mix well.
  4. Add boiled corn and spinach puree. Mix well and cook for 2 minutes.
  5. Add steamed rice and mix till rice is coated with spinach mixture.
  6. Serve Palak Makai Pulao hot with curd.

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