Palak Rice



  1. 1/2 bunch (cut into small pieces) palak
  2. a pod garlic
  3. a small piece of ginger
  4. 1 chopped onion
  5. 1 tomato
  6. a few sprigs of curry leaves
  7. 1 mashed potato
  8. 1 cup basamathi rice
  9. salt to taste
  10. 1/2 tblsp garam masala powder (optional)

For Seasoning

  1. 1 tblsp mustard
  2. 1/2 tblsp urud and channa dal
  3. 1/2 tblsp green chillies and red chillies (cut into pieces)


  • First wash and cut the palak into small pieces and keep aside.
  • Then cook the basmathi rice and set aside.
  • Now take a wok, pour some oil and when the oil is hot, add all the seasoning ingredients and fry till done.
  • Now add the onions, tomatoes and cut palak and nicely mix and close with a lid.
  • Let the whole thing cook very well.
  • When it is done, add garam masala powder if you want and saute for a minute.
  • Take it wok from fire and add the rice and mix it well.
  • Take a wok, pour some oil and put the mashed potatoes and roast it slightly and when done add the curry leaves and put into palak rice and mix well.
  • Serve with raita.