Palak Kichdi/ Spinach kichdi


I have eaten different kichdi and variety this one palak kichdi i ate once when i was in india at a restaurant and it tasted so delicious i never thought spinach can give this amazing taste , Definitely we can’t get that restaurant taste but then i tried using my ingredients and must say it came out very tasty for my palate ? It’s healthy definitely for someone who doesn’t eat greens this way they might like ..


  1. 1/4 Cup Toor dal
  2. 1 Cup Rice
  3. handful Spinach
  4. to taste Salt
  5. Ghee
  6. 1 tsp Cumin seed
  7. leaves Coriander
  8. 2 Dry Red chilli
  9. Turmeric powder
  10. 1/2 Tsp Garam Masala
  11. 1/2 Onion
  12. Ginger Garlic crushed
  13. leaves Curry


  1. First Boil the spinach and cook for 10 min and strain and keep aside. Once cool down make a purée and keep it ready.

  2. Mean while wash the rice and dal and soak them while we prepare. In a hot Pressure cooker add ghee, Cumin once splutter add onion sauté well.

  3. Add Ginger garlic crushed and sauté till raw smell goes. Then add turmeric powder then add the spinach purée cook for few minutes and garam masala. Then add the rice mix well for while add salt to taste add 3 1/2 cup water Close the cooker and cook for 4 whistle or till soft.

  4. By the side heat pan add two tbsp ghee add cumin seed,dry chilies and curry leaves and add them to the rice and serve hot garnish with coriander leaves.

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