Green leafy vegetables are good for health,so it’s important to include in our diet. Regular, monotonous way of cooking greens may get boring for kids. Bringing variations will not only makes cooking interesting but also meet our nutritional needs too. This one pot cooking dish will makes our cooking easier and it also helps kids to happily eat greens!

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 20 minutes

Total time: 30 minutes

Cuisine: Indian

Course: main course


Spinach – 2 to 3 bunches( finely chopped)

Onion – 1(finely chopped)

Tomato- 1(chopped finely)

Green chillies- 2 (slitted)

Curd – 1/2 cup

Rice – 2 cups ( wash and soak for 30 minutes)

Ginger garlic paste- 1 tsp

Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp

Salt to taste

Oil – 2 tbsp

Daniya powder- 1/4 tsp

Bay leaf – 2

Cloves – 3

Cardamom – 3

Cinnamon – 2

Mace- 2

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Mint leaves fee

Coriander leaves handful

Tips –

βœ“ you can make puree of spinach too instead of chopping.

βœ“ soak spinach in salt water for 10 minutes before chopping.

βœ“ spinach quantity you can take more or less as per your taste.


1. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a cooker, add whole spices, bay leaf, cloves,mace, cardamom, cinnamon sticks. Let it splutter.

2. Add onion and Chillies. Fry for a minute. Add ginger garlic paste and mint leaves and coriander leaves. Saute.

3. Add tomatoes chopped. Turmeric Powder and salt too. Add spinch and curd . Cook until soften.

4. Once moisture evoparates add soaked rice and fry.

5. Add 4 cups water ( for 2 cups rice) . If basmati rice take 3 cups of water only.

6. Close cooker lid and cook in low flame for 10 minutes.

7. Switch off after 10 minutes. Let it cool.

8. Open the lid after 15 minutes. Mix well and transfer in to a serving bowl.

9. Serve with hot rice and curd/raita

12 thoughts on “SPINACH PULAV

  1. Loved your beautiful presentation of this nutritious pulav!

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    1. Thank you so much deeksha 😊

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    1. It is Athira. Healthy option too!

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      1. Yes…πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»

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    1. Yess. One pot dishes are always loving!


  2. Definitely trying this! Thanks for the share.

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