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Spinach Rice

SUBMITTED BY :Mimis Mom

A tasty rice !!

Servings: 4
Cooking Time: 30 minutes

Photo Submitted By: Mimis Mom
 



INGREDIENTS
 

2 cups basmati rice
3 cups chopped spinach
2 carrots diced small
1 onion sliced
2 cloves of garlic minced
1/2 tsp turmeric
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp channa dal
1 tsp urd dal
1/2 tsp mustard
a few curry leaves
juice of half lime
cashewnuts to garnish
oil or ghee as required
salt as required
DRY ROAST
1/2 cup coconut
2-3 red chillies
5 pepper corns
4 cloves
1 inch cinnamon
1 1/2 tsp coriander seeds


DIRECTIONS

  1. Cook basmati rice with salt and turmeric powder.Chop up the spinach.I use a food processer , so that i can chop it real fine and the green will distribute well throughout the rice.

  2. Dry roast coconut , red chillies , pepper corns , cloves , cinnamon and coriander seeds till coconut is slightly browned and the spices gets aromatic.Grind them using a blender or coffee mill.

  3. Take a pan , heat some oil/ghee then add splutter the mustard seeds . Then add the urd dal , channa dal , cumin seeds , minced garlic , curry leaves and stir well till dals are browned.

  4. Add the onions and saute till they are soft . After that add the carrot and spinach.Cook till the vegetables are done and then add the powdered masala.

  5. Finally add the rice and lime juice. Mix gently .Garnish with nuts roasted in ghee and serve hot with raita.

Reviews
Layla on May 29 2008 17:48:06
My husband and kids (3 and 1 year old) loved it...and very easy to make...Thank you Deepa.
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