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Monday, February 22, 2016

Spinach Rice

Spinach rice is a flavorful dish with fresh ground spices added to the pre cooked rice. It's easy to make and you can add lots of spinach in the dish and kids who doesn't like to eat normally will love this one.
This rice makes a perfect lunch box dish too.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes 
Cook Time: 10 minutes 
Serves: 4

Long grain rice : 1 1/2 cups 

To dry roast and powdered:
Toor dal: 1/3 cup
Cloves : 5
Cinnamon: 1" stick 
Star anise: 1

Shahi jeera : 1/2 teaspoon 
Onion: 1 large cut in half and sliced 
Green chilies: 4 slit 
Spinach: 4 cups roughly chopped 
Red chili powder: 1 1/2 teaspoons 
Cumin powder: 1/2 teaspoon 
Coriander powder: 1 teaspoon 
Salt to taste 


Cook rice with 3 cups of water and 1 teaspoon of oil. Wait for 5 minutes, Fluff it with a fork and keep aside.
Dry roast the ingredients listed, cool them off and grind into a fine powder.
Heat 3 tablespoons of oil in a wok or a wide pan and add shahi jeera and fry for 30 seconds. Add green chilies and onions and sauté till they turn light brown. Add spinach and fry for 1 minute. Add the ground powdered spice, red chili powder, salt, cumin, coriander powder and mix well. Fry for 2 minutes. Add cooked rice and toss gently to mix everything.  Turn off the stove.
Serve hot with raita.

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