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Spinach and Laal Math Broken Wheat Pilaf Recipe
How to make Spinach and Laal Math Broken Wheat Pilaf
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.
- Total Cook Time 45 mins
- Prep Time 10 mins
- Cook Time 35 mins
- Recipe Servings2
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 PilafHideShow Media
In a blender, add the carrots, onions, leeks, garlic, celery, ginger and green chilli.
Blend it into a chunky paste.
Boil the vegetable stock with a pinch of saffron.
In another pan add 1 1/2 teaspoon of olive oil and sweat half of the previously made chunky paste.
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.
Saute well and add lemon juice, salt and pepper and a pinch of lemon zest.
Add 1 1/2 tablespoon of the stock into the vegetables.
Add the drained broken wheat and mix very gently.
Add the broccoli florets and grated parmesan cheese.
You may need to add a little more stock if you want a porridge consistency.
Serve the porridge warm or cold with parmesan shavings.