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All Recipes > BreakfastPosted On: Wednesday, December 21, 2011
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         Palak Chitranna or Spinach Rice

Palak or spinach rice is very tasty, healthy dish and ideal for lunch box. Delicious Palak rice is prepared using rice, spinach, onion and tomatoes.  It can also be prepared using leftover rice.

palak rice


Rice: 1 cup

Tomato: 1 chopped finely

Onion: 1 chopped finely

Spinach: 3 cups chopped finely

Rasam powder: 2 tbsp

Mustard Seeds: 1 tsp

Turmeric: 1 tsp

Ginger Garlic paste: 1 tsp

Oil: 2 tbsp

Coriander Leaves: a handful

Sugar: 2 tsp

Lime juice: 2 tsp

Salt to taste


1. Pressure cook rice with 1:2 water (to ensure each rice grain is separate) and allow it to cool.

2. Heat oil in kadai, add mustard seeds on spluttering add onion. Fry till it turns transparent. Add tomatoes, ginger garlic paste and turmeric. Fry for few minutes.

3. Add rasam powder, salt and sugar. Fry for a minute. Add chopped Palak/spinach leaves. Fry for 5 minutes. Switch off the flame.

4. Add cooked rice. Mix well. Add lime juice. Garnish with coriander leaves.

Serve Palak/Spinach rice is ready with curds or pickle.

palak rice


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Ranganayaki on December 21, 2011 said:

very tasty. good to take for lunch box. thankx for the dish