Spinach and Laal Math Broken Wheat Pilaf Recipe

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Spinach and Laal Math Broken Wheat Pilaf
How to make Spinach and Laal Math Broken Wheat Pilaf
  • Recipe By: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

About Spinach and Laal Math Broken Wheat Pilaf Recipe: A delightful vegetarian pilaf made with broken wheat, spinach, laal math and a host of other veggies. Give your day a healthy start with this recipe.

Ingredients of Spinach and Laal Math Broken Wheat Pilaf

  • 1 Cup broken wheat, blanched
  • 30 gms carrots (cut into chunks)
  • 1 medium onion (cut into 4)
  • 20-30 gms leeks (cut into chunks)
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 tbsp ginger, finely chopped
  • 1 green chilli, chopped
  • 1 tbsp celery, finely chopped
  • 1 cup vegetable stock
  • A pinch of saffron
  • 2 tbsp broccoli stems (diced)
  • 1 cup spinach (washed)
  • 1 cup laal math leaves (washed)
  • 1/2 lemon (juiced)
  • A pinch of lemon zest
  • Salt and pepper (to season)
  • 1 cup broccoli florets (trimmed)
  • 1 tbsp parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 tbsp parsley, chopped

How to Make Spinach and Laal Math Broken Wheat Pilaf

  • 1.In a blender, add the carrots, onions, leeks, garlic, celery, ginger and green chilli.
  • 2.Blend it into a chunky paste.
  • 3.Boil the vegetable stock with a pinch of saffron.
  • 4.In another pan add 1 1/2 teaspoon of olive oil and sweat half of the previously made chunky paste.
  • 5.Add the broccoli stems. Blanch the spinach and laal math in hot salted water for just a few seconds and immediately add to the pan and saute with the other vegetables.
  • 6.Saute well and add lemon juice, salt and pepper and a pinch of lemon zest.
  • 7.Add 1 1/2 tablespoon of the stock into the vegetables.
  • 8.Add the drained broken wheat and mix very gently.
  • 9.Add the broccoli florets and grated parmesan cheese.
  • 10.You may need to add a little more stock if you want a porridge consistency.
  • 11.Serve the porridge warm or cold with parmesan shavings.
Key Ingredients: broken wheat, carrots (cut into chunks), onion (cut into 4), leeks (cut into chunks), garlic cloves, ginger, green chilli, celery, vegetable stock, saffron, broccoli stems (diced), spinach (washed), laal math leaves (washed), lemon (juiced), lemon zest, Salt and pepper (to season), broccoli florets (trimmed), parmesan cheese, parsley