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Monday, January 30, 2012

Spinach and Carrot Rice

I always include plenty of greens in my diet. That's how i came with the recipe Palak/ Spinach and carrot rice and also palak is one of my favorite greens. This recipe is very simple and quick to make, healthy and also too good for lunch box.
Spinach & Carrot Rice

  • 2 cups of Cooked rice
  • 1 Onion, medium sized, chopped
  • 3 Green Chillies, slit lengthwise
  • 1 Dried All Spice leaf (you can substitute bay leaf instead)
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp Ginger Garlic paste
  • a pinch of turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1 small Carrot, very finely chopped
  • 2 small bunches of Spinach leaves
  • Sal to taste
  • 2 tbsp of Vegetable Oil
  • Wash and chop the spinach leaves and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a wok/ kadai, when hot add cumin seeds and fry for 5 seconds.
  • Then add in chopped onions and green chillies fry till it turns pink.
  • Next add ginger garlic paste and all the powders and saute for 30 seconds.
  • Add carrots to it and saute for 1 Min.
  • Next add spinach leaves and cook for2 to 3 Min's.
  • Then add the salt and cooked rice and mix well.
  • Switch off the flame and squeeze some lemon juice if you like.
  • Serve with papads.


Sharmilee! :) said...

Such a nice variation..looks healthy and flavourful

Prathima Rao said...

Nice & inviting & power packed rice!!!
Prathima Rao
Prats Corner

Shilpakiran said...

the best one for lunch box .. really yummy one

Vimitha Anand said...

Healthy rice. Nice way to incorporate greens in food

Priya said...

Wat a healthy,colourful and flavourful rice.

Nalini's Kitchen said...

Wow!!such a flavorful and healthy rice,looks yummy dear....

Alpana said...

Very healthy & delicious.......

divya said...

simply superb...i'm drooling over here.

Home Cooked Oriya Food said...

nice and healthy... will try it...

Ramya said...

What a healthy and yummy one pot meal:-) Just perfect for lunch!!


Sounds awesome and cool clicks :) Lovely presentation in lunch box!

Sowmya said...

very healthy n colourful rice..glad to follow you!

Anu said...

Nice combo and healthy. Happy 2 follow u

Gopika Ram said...

Thats a very flavorful recipe :)

Gopika Ram said...

Would love to invite you to the Veggie/Fruit a Month Event.. Do drop by make a contribution.. Would love to have you :)

Sushma Madhuchandra said...

First time here. You have a wonderful blog. Spinach-carrot rice is looking delicious.


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