Jan 25, 2011

SPINACH AND CORIANDER RICE

There are many ways to make Spinach rice.This is a delicious and healthy recipe with great coriander aroma.Actually I make spinach rice with only spinach.This time I wanted to give a different flavour to my spinach rice and that's realy worked out. check out the recipe here....

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INGREDIENTS:--
Spinach -- 1 cup chopped
Coriander --- 1 cup chopped
Green chillies --- 3 chopped
Garlic --- 4 cloves chopped
Cumin seeds -- 1 tea sp roasted
Rice --- 1&1/2 cup (basmati or any other long grain rice)
Water --- 3 cups
Olive oil --- 1 tab sp (you can use( ghee)clarified butter or any other oil if u like.
Cinnamon --- 1 inch stick
Cardamom -- 4
Salt --- 1 &1/2 tea sp or according to your taste.

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METHOD:---

1.Make a coarse paste of spinach.coriander,green chilli,garlic and cumin seeds in a food processor.
2. Cook rice with 3 cups of water and tea sp of oil and let it cool .
3.Now heat remaining olive oil in a pan and add cinnamon,cardamom let them popup then add the ground paste, salt, give a nice stir then add cooked rice immediately and cover with a lid switch off the heat, leave it like that till you serve.
4. Just before you serve remove the lid and mix well to combine the flavours well and serve with pickle,curd and salad.
You can serve with fried eggs or fried fish or chicken on top of this rice in a bowl with salad as a one bowl meal..





13 comments:

Priya said...

Delicious rice, looks super tempting..

swapna said...

Healthy and yummy rice...

Priya Sreeram said...

looks swell, loved the clicks a lot !

Pia said...

Its a simple and healthy rice treat


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Sharmilee! :) said...

Healthy n tasty rice, nice combination

Balakrishna Saraswathy said...

Looks mouth-water and yummmy:)

Prathibha said...

Loved the addition of coriander 2 spinach rice..looks yummy..how r u padma?whr r u now??

Rekha shoban said...

healthy and interesting rice....nice presentation dear!

Gayathri Kumar said...

Very colorful rice..

Varunavi said...

Nice twist to the rice,loved it rekha :)

Priti said...

Delicious and healthy....perfect combo

Pavithra said...

Wonderful combination with spinach and coriander.. i love this kinda rices..looks too good.

SuhaelAmrita said...

Wow... such a simple yet relishing dish. Corriander and spinach is a fantastic combination. I usually use this a lot for my chicken preparations.

You've inspired me to post my green chicken delight!

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