One Pot Pilaf recipe with spinach and lemon

by Klaraslife

This post is also available in german/deutsch.one pot PilafHello. We are pleased that you are interested in One Pot recipes. And here comes the first. A delicious and easy one pot recipe with spinach and lemon. We also uses our salt lemons in the recipe. Some of us asked us how to use them. We hope you like it. Enjoy the meal.

Spinat Zitronen Pila
Spinat Zitronen Pila

Which rice

We used basmati rice, but you can also use Jasmin rice. Depending on the type of rice or brand, it may take longer or shorter until the rice is cooked. It’s best to try it in between.

One pot Pilaf recipe with spinach

2 tbsp of olive oil
1 red onion
2 cloves of garlic
1 tsp garam masala
1 tsp turmeric
200 g basmati rice
500 ml vegetable broth
1/2 tsp lemon zest from salted lemons or from a fresh untreated lemon
1 handful of baby spinach, approx. 20 g
20 g raisins
fresh coriander
Caramelized onions
1 yellow or red onion
salt
1 tsp sugar

Finely chop the onion and garlic and fry in a saucepan with olive oil.
Add the spices and fry for 1 minute, stir.
Wash the rice well and add it to the spices together with the vegetable stock.
Stir, bring to the boil and then simmer gently for 8-10 minutes with the lid closed.
Peel a strip of the lemon, only the yellow part, and cut into very fine strips.
Stir in the spinach, raisins and lemons and continue cooking for 1 minute, possibly adding a little broth.
Caramelized onion
Peel the onion and chop into fine rings or cut into fine rings. Heat oil in a pan, add salt and the onion rings. Fry for about 5 minutes and then add the sugar. Now fry until the onions are golden yellow.
Garnish the rice with onions and coriander and season with salt.one pot Pilaf

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One pot Pilaf recipe with spinach and lemon

Course Pilaf
Cuisine easy
Keyword One Pot
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Author Klaraslife

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp of olive oil
  • 1 red onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 200 g basmati rice
  • 500 ml vegetable broth
  • 1/2 tsp lemon zest from salted lemons or from a fresh untreated lemon
  • 1 handful of baby spinach approx. 20 g
  • 20 g raisins
  • fresh coriander

Caramelized onions

  • 1 yellow or red onion
  • salt
  • 1 tsp sugar

Instructions

  • Finely chop the onion and garlic and fry in a saucepan with olive oil.
  • Add the spices and fry for 1 minute, stir.
  • Wash the rice well and add it to the spices together with the vegetable stock.
  • Stir, bring to the boil and then simmer gently for 8-10 minutes with the lid closed.
  • Peel a strip of the lemon, only the yellow part, and cut into very fine strips.
  • Stir in the spinach, raisins and lemons and continue cooking for 1 minute, possibly adding a little broth.

Caramelized onion

  • Peel the onion and chop into fine rings or cut into fine rings. Heat oil in a pan, add salt and the onion rings. Fry for about 5 minutes and then add the sugar. Now fry until the onions are golden yellow.
  • Garnish the rice with onions and coriander and season with salt.

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