Tamater Palak Bhat (Tomato and spinach rice)

Tamater Palak Bhat (Tomato and spinach rice)

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Servings: 4
Calories: 505


  • 14 oz Rice Basmati, washed, soaked in enough water to cover for 30 minutes, drained
  • 1 3/4 floz Vegetable oil
  • 1 oz Onions thinly sliced
  • 1 cup Tomatoes finely chopped
  • 10 oz Spinach palak, washed, finely chopped. Cook in 1/2 cup water until tender and no water remains
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric haldi powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander dhaniya seeds, roasted, powdered
  • 1 tsp Cumin jeera seeds, roasted, powdered
  • Salt to taste


  • Heat the oil in a heavy-bottomed pan; add onions and saute until brown. Add the drained rice and stir carefully to coat the rice grain with the oil.
  • Add the tomatoes, cooked spinach, turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, and salt. Stir carefully to mix well and heat through.
  • Add 3 cups water and bring to the boil. Cover the pan with a tight lid and reduce heat to very low. Continue to cook for 20 - 23 minutes. Remove cover and stir the rice gently. Continue to cook for another 7 - 10 minutes on very low heat. Remove and serve.
Calories: 505 kcal
Carbohydrates: 84 g
Protein: 10 g
Fat: 14g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Sodium: 64 mg
Potassium: 620 mg
Fiber: 3 g
Sugar: 2 g
Vitamin A: 6964 IU
Vitamin C: 26 mg
Calcium: 108 mg
Iron: 3 mg
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