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Baked Palak Pulao

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make

  • Wash the rice and drain
  • Heat ghee in a cooker, add bay leaves, cinnamon, cloves and cardamom and fry.
  • Add the drained rice and fry for a while
  • Add 2 cups water and pressure cook
  • Keep the cooked rice aside
  • In a kadai, heat 2 tsp, oil fry the onions till translucent, add garlic and the tomatoes and fry till the tomatoes become mushy
  • Add the shredded palak and keep frying till the mixture blends well and cooked
  • Add the dry spices and mix well.
  • In a greased baking dish, spread half the cooked rice at the bottom.
  • Top it with half palak mixture
  • Add the other half of cooked rice
  • Top with the remaining palak mixture.
  • Garnish with sliced tomatoes and grated cheese, cover with an aluminium foil and bake for 15 / 20 mins at medium heat.
  • Serve hot.