Spinach Rice



spinach rice


1)Wash the basmati rice in the running water and soak it in 1.5 cups of water for 30min

2)Grind the green chilli, ginger, and the garlic into a coarse paste. Cut the onions length-wise

3)Wash the spinach well and put it in the blender and get the puree

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4)Heat up 2 table spoons of oil in a pressure cooker. When the oil is hot, add the cumin seeds, cinnamon, cloves, and cardamom. Once they attain a nice color, add the onions and saute it

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5)Add the green-chilli ginger garlic paste and cook it till it loses its raw flavor. Add a handful of mint and coriander leaves

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6)Add the spinach puree and the garam masala powder. Add the water which is used for soaking the rice. When the mixture comes to a boil, add the rice and required amount of salt. Mix it well and close the lid of the cooker. Leave it for one whistle. After a whistle, switch off the flame

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7) After the pressure subsides, remove the weight carefully and open the lid. Take a fork and gently mix the rice

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Now serve this healthy spinach rice with raitha and kurma

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