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Spinach millet pulao

Spinach millet pulao

21 Mar 2020 894 Views

Spinach millet pulao deliciously packs the nutrients obtained from fresh spinach and millet. A very wholesome alternative to rice, millet being a rich source of vitamin B, calcium, iron, potassium, zinc, magnesium provides enrichment to the body. This pulao is very healthy, nutritious and easy to cook recipe.



  • Wash the millet and soak in enough water for 30 minutes.
  • Heat ghee in a pan & add all whole spices & fry for a few seconds.
  • Add onion and green chillies, fry till translucent.
  • Drain the millet and add it in the pan alongwith salt, garam masala powder, lemon juice and water.
  • Once it starts boil, simmer  the heat to low and cover and cook the pulao till millet is done and all the water is absorbed.
  • Add the spinach just before 5 minutes of cooking.
  • Switch off the heat and let the pulao rest for 5 minutes.
  • Fluff the pulao with a fork and serve hot with raita.


  • Foxtail millet- 30 gms
  • Spinach- 50 gms (chopped)
  • Onion- 25 gms (sliced)
  • Green chillies- 1 (finely chopped)
  • Lemon juice- 1 tbsp
  • Cloves- 2
  • Bay leaf- 1
  • Black peppercorns- 4-5
  • Cinnamon stick- 2
  • Garam masala powder- 1 tsp
  • Water- as required
  • Ghee- 1 tsp
  • Salt- as per taste

Nutritive Value

Energy: 152 kcals

Carbohydrates: 20.22 gms

Proteins: 4.15 gms

Fats: 5.825 gms

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