Palak Kofta Rice


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Palak Kofta Rice

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Koftas add zing to the zero oil palak rice. Try making these soft and tasty koftas with low-fat paneer and palak. Not only palak, but low-fat paneer is also a health booster as it contains protein, calcium and vitamin A. Steaming the koftas instead of deep-frying not only slashes down the fat content but also helps to make them soft.

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Palak Kofta Rice recipe - How to make Palak Kofta Rice

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 5 servings
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Ingredients

For The Palak Rice
1/4 cup chopped spinach (palak)
1 1/4 cups brown rice
1/4 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1/2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
salt to taste

For The Paneer Palak Koftas
1/2 cup blanched , drained and chopped spinach (palak)
1/2 cup grated low-fat paneer (cottage cheese)
1 tbsp rice flour (chawal ka atta)
1/2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
salt to taste

For Garnish
2 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)
Method
For the palak rice

  1. Keep 2½ cups of water for boiling in a deep non-stick pan.
  2. Heat a pressure cooker on a medium flame, and when hot, add the cumin seeds and dry roast on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  3. Add the green chillies and brown rice, mix well and dry roast on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Add the palak, salt and hot water, mix well and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
  5. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  6. Separate each grain of rice lightly using a fork. Keep aside.

For the paneer palak koftas

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl, mix well and keep aside.
  2. Divide the mixture into 12 equal portions. Shape each portion into an even sized round.
  3. Steam the koftas in a steamer for 7 to 8 minutes. Keep aside.

How to proceed

  1. Pour the hot palak rice into a serving plate.
  2. Put the paneer palak koftas over the palak rice.
  3. Serve hot garnished with coriander.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy173 cal
Protein4.1 g
Carbohydrates35.9 g
Fiber1.8 g
Fat1.3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium15.4 mg

RECIPE SOURCE : Zero Oil Dal & ChawalBuy this cookbook

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Palak Kofta Rice
5
 on 11 Nov 17 03:27 PM


I have spinach gravy... Blanched and ground to paste. Can I use that in rice or kofta. Let me know how. Can I use daliya instead of brown rice
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, Yes you can the paste in rice, and you can try with dalia instead of rice...
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13 Nov 17 08:45 AM
Palak Kofta Rice
5
 on 18 Jun 16 12:18 PM


I Liked the way a healthier zero oil version of this rice has been presented....Steamed spinach koftas in masaledar brown rice... taste and flavour wise awesome...