Recipe: Palak Brown Rice

Alpa Momaya

May 27, 2022

palak rice

Palak Brown Rice

Spinach has long been recognised as a nutritious vegetable. It is high in iron, potassium and vitamin A, it can be called one of the best leafy greens.  It is also great for abdominal pain and cramps. Though you may consider it as boring, this receipe will change your mind. Try this palak brown rice recipe for something fun and delicious.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Course Main Course
Servings 1 cup


  • 1 cup Blanched Spinach Puree
  • 1 tsp Ginger Garlic Chilli Paste
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 3 Cloves
  • 1 piece Cinnamon
  • 1 piece Green Cardamom
  • 1 Star Anise
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 Onions, chopped
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 2 cup Water
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 cup Brown Rice


  • Cook your brown rice to perfection
  • Blanch some spinach in hot water and puree it to make a smooth paste.
  • Next, in a deep bottom vessel, heat oil and add the dry spices cumin seeds, bay leaf, cloves, cinnamon, green cardamom, mace, and star anise for a minute
  • Now add chopped onions, ginger garlic and chili paste, cook till they are golden brown.
  • Pour brown rice, spinach puree, salt, water, and lemon juice.
  • Close the vessel with the lid and cook on low heat for 10 minutes till everything is combined.
  • Serve this warm.
Keyword brown rice, palak

About the Author

As the holder of a Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics from the University of Mumbai, Alpa Momaya has always understood the value of good nutrition in an individual's life. She is a Registered Nutritional Practitioner (Canada) with over 15 years of experience in the field. Specializing in Clinical Nutrition, Pre & Post Natal Diets, and Weight Management, Alpa found her calling as a Sr. Nutritionist with HealthifyMe. Alpa's love for cooking and good nutrition has seen her contribute several recipes to the HealthifyMe database over the years. Additionally, she takes a keen interest in reading and painting.

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