Palak Chana Pulao Recipe

Palak Chana Pulao is a nutritious and flavorful rice dish made with spinach, chickpeas, and aromatic spices. This one-pot meal is not only delicious but also packed with protein and vitamins. The combination of spinach and chickpeas adds a unique taste and texture to the pulao. It can be enjoyed on its own or served with raita or yogurt for a complete and satisfying meal.

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Ingredients for Palak Chana Pulao Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Basmati Rice
  • 1/4 cup Spinach, Chopped
  • 0.13 cup Chickpeas, Soaked Overnight
  • 1/4 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 1/2 Tomatoes, Finely Chopped
  • 1/4 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Garam Masala
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • as needed Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as required Oil For Cooking

Directions: Palak Chana Pulao Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Wash and soak the rice for 30 minutes.
  • STEP 2.Heat oil in a pressure cooker and sauté onions until golden brown.
  • STEP 3.Add ginger-garlic paste, spinach, and spices. Cook for a few minutes.
  • STEP 4.Add soaked rice, chickpeas, and water. Pressure cook for 2 whistles.
  • STEP 5.Let the pressure release naturally and fluff the rice with a fork.
  • STEP 6.Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with raita or yogurt.

Cooking Tips

  • You can use brown rice or quinoa for a healthier version.
  • Add vegetables like carrots, peas, or bell peppers for extra nutrition.
  • Adjust the spice level according to your preference.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover Palak Chana Pulao can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the pulao on the stovetop or in the microwave before serving.
  • Serve the pulao with raita or yogurt for a complete meal.
Nutrition
value
494
calories per serving
7 g Fat19 g Protein87 g Carbs13 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    7g
  • Protein
    19g
  • Carbs
    87g
  • Fiber
    13g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    87g
  • Protein
    19g
  • Fiber
    13g

Fats

  • Fat
    7g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    109mg
  • Iron
    9mg
  • Vitamin A
    2040mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    3mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    195mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    50mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    175mg
  • Manganese
    2mg
  • Phosphorus
    321mg
  • Selenium
    27mcg
  • Zinc
    3mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp