Palak Mutter Pulao / Spinach Peas Pulao πŸ‘Œ

Delicious Pulao : Spinach Peas Pulao

Servings : 2Β 

Duration: 20 mins

Pulao is a main dish usually prepared with rice and contains spices, vegetables, onion depending on cuisine.It can be prepared either with normal rice or basmati rice.

I cooked pulao with normal rice which is crystal sona masoori rice brand. In this Pulao main ingredient is spinach which is an annual plant.

Mainly, Pulao is mild spicy in taste & very tasty dish in India which can have either in lunch/ dinner and you can make thus Pulao in less time.

Nutrition facts of Spinach:

Vitamins: A, C, B6, E, K

Minerals: Sodium, iron, potassium, magnesium

Health Benefits of spinach:

  • High in zinc
  • Low fat & cholesterolΒ 
  • Acts as antioxidantsΒ 
  • High fiberΒ 
  • Good for cardiovascular, brain & lowers blood pressureΒ 
  • To retain high iron from spinach, add lemon juice/ vinegar in preparation.

Today I prepared Spinach peas Pulao which is easy and delicious too. You can prepare in morning time & pack for lunch / for kids.


How to make spinach paste?

Blanch spinach:

  • Boil water for 10 mins over medium heat
  • Wash & add spinach in water
  • Leave them 30 secs in hot water
  • Drain water
  • Takeout the spinach in a bowl
  • Let it become cool for 10 mins
  • Add in mixer grinder/ juicer
  • Blend smooth paste by adding 1/4 cup of water
  • Take out spinach paste in a bowl

How to cook white rice?

  • Today in my recipe I used crystal Sona Masoori Rice brand
  • Wash twice & drain water
  • Measurements for cooking rice in Pressure cooker is 1 cup = 2 1/2 cups water
  • Measurements for cooking rice in Electric Rice cooker is 1 cup = 3 cups water
  • I cooked rice in electric rice cooker
  • Rice cooked well, Let it become cool


  • 1/2 cup= 120 ml curd, finely chopped onion – 1/4 cup, fine pepper powder and salt to taste
  • Mix all together with spoon in a bowl
  • Raita is ready

Let’s start with ingredients and follows Procedure


Cooked Rice – 1 cup – 235 gms

Spinach – 200 gms

Peas – 120 gms ( frozen )

Onion – 1 medium – sliced

Green chillies – Β small – 6

Cloves – 2

Cinnamon – 1/2 inch

Bay leaf – 1

Coriander leaves – 1/4 cup – 60 gms

Mint leaves – 60 gms

Salt – 1 tsp

Ghee – 1 tb sp


  • Heat Skillet pan over medium heat
  • Add 1 tb sp ghee
  • Add cloves, cinnamon, bay leaf, green chillies
  • Saute and add sliced onion
  • Saute 2 mins
  • Add peas, chopped coriander & mint leaves
  • Saute 1 min
  • Add prepared spinach paste
  • Saute & cook 10 mins till consistency becomes thick
  • Add salt & mix well
  • Turn off Burner/ cooktop
  • Add cooked rice & Saute gently
  • Spinach Peas Pulao is ready 😊
  • Enjoy your day & happy cooking πŸ˜€


Spinach Peas Pulao πŸ˜‹


Check out my other recipes with spinach:

Healthy Green Sandwich

Spinach Stir Fry || South Indian Style

Spinach Dum Biryani/ Palak Dum Biryani

Spinach-peas Gravy / Palak Mutter Creamy Kadai


  1. Adjust salt & spiciness according to your taste
  2. You can also use fresh green peas
  3. Combination for Spinach Peas Pulao is Raita & salted potato chips
  4. It can also prepare with Basmati Rice

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29 Comments Add yours

  1. Looks amazing. I’ve never made pilao like this before, something different – thanks!

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    1. Oh ok, it’s really delicious do try, don’t miss the taste of spinach Peas Pulao πŸ‘


  2. Oh ok, it’s really delicious do try, don’t miss the taste of spinach Peas Pulao πŸ‘

    Liked by 1 person

  3. The colour is wow πŸ‘ŒπŸ‘Œ

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thank you 😊 the color is natural with spinach

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  4. I totally love this! the accompaniments in your photography are all my favs too.


    1. I’m glad you loved the recipe, do try and let me know how it turned out. Thank you so much 😊

      Liked by 1 person

  5. InspiresN says:

    wow ! looks amazing, bookmarking for trying it sometime!!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Oh so nice of you, if you try let me know how it tastes πŸ‘

      Liked by 1 person

      1. InspiresN says:

        sure will do!

        Liked by 1 person

  6. Wow…This is looking awesome..Perfect for any meal anytime !!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Yes dear one of favorite Pulao 😊

      Liked by 1 person

  7. jyo says:

    Very pleasing colourπŸ’š perfection loaded Ramya ✌✌

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thank you so much dear πŸ˜€ My favorite color too


  8. Megala says:

    Delicious & nutritious pulao !

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thank you 😊

      Liked by 1 person

    1. Ramyarecipes says:

      It’s great appreciation.. you can share it.. thank a lot Nisha 😊


  9. InspiresN says:

    Hi Ramya, I mentioned your version of this recipe on my blog ,please let me know if you are okay with it.Thanks!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Ramyarecipes says:

      Of course you can share.. its makes me happy and got an idea of making of my recipes with other version too.. πŸ‘πŸ˜Š

      Liked by 1 person

      1. InspiresN says:

        Thank you!


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