Spinach and Peas Pulao

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Ingredients

  • Basmati rice - 1 cup
  • Spinach (washed) - 1 cup
  • Pea (frozen or fresh) - 1/4 cup
  • Onion - 2 (medium size)
  • Ghee or butter - 3 tbsp
  • Turmeric - 1/2 tsp
  • salt to taste
  • For masala: Coconut (shredded) - 4 tbsp
  • Green chillies - 2-3
  • Ginger (fresh) - 1 inch piece
  • Coriander leaves - 1 bunch
  • Cinnamon - 2
  • Clove - 2
  • For spices: Cinnamon - 2
  • Clove - 2
  • Jeera - 1 tsp
  • Bay leaf - 1
  • Star anise - 2

How to Make Spinach and Peas Pulao

  • Put all the ingredients for the masala in a blender and grind coarsely.
  • Add raw spinach and blend the masala into a smooth paste.
  • Wash the rice and keep aside.
  • Heat ghee or butter in a pan, add all the spices and turmeric and toast for 1 min.
  • Add onions and peas and cook for 2-3 mins.
  • Add the washed rice and toast it until the rice is coated with ghee. This will take about 2 mins.
  • Add the masala and mix well.
  • Add 2 cups water and salt.
  • Pressure cook or use a rice cooker.

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