Healthy Spinach Rice

Healthy Spinach Rice Recipe

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About Healthy Spinach Rice Recipe:

A quick and healthy packed lunch of cooked rice tossed in spinach and tomato puree. A super healthy yet tasty dish which is full of nutrition, is filling and a treat to your tast buds this recipe is something that you must try for lunch or dinner along with fresh curd.

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  • 30 mins
  • 10 Ingredients
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Ingredients for Healthy Spinach Rice Recipe

  • 1 tablespoon Sesame or vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 1 inch Ginger grated
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • 1/2 cup Pureed tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 2 cup Spinach leaves chopped
  • 2 cup Cooked Rice
  • 1 tablespoon Sambar powder
  • 1 teaspoon Sesame oil or ghee for finishing
Current Totals
  • Fat
  • Protein
  • Carbs
  • Fiber
  • Carbs
  • Protein
  • Fiber
  • Fat
Vitamins & Minerals
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
  • Vitamin B2
  • Vitamin B3
  • Vitamin B6
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
  • Copper
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
  • Zinc

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment


How to Make Healthy Spinach Rice Recipe

step 1


In a heavy bottom pan add 1 tbsp sesame or vegetable oil. When hot add 1 tsp cumin seeds and allow to crackle. Then add 1 inch grated ginger, 1 sprig curry leaves crackle in the oil.

step 2


Next add ½ cup pureed tomatoes, 1 tsp turmeric powder, salt to taste and stir for a few seconds till well combined.

step 3


Add 2 cups chopped spinach. Cover the pan and cook on medium heat for 3 to 4 minutes till the spinach has wilted and is completely cooked. It will release a lot of moisture. Open the pan and increase the heat to high and allow the water to evaporate.

step 4


Then add 2 cups cooked rice and 1 tbsp sambar powder. Mix to combine all the ingredients well. Turn the heat to low, cover the pan and simmer for 3 to 5 minutes, to allow the flavors to combine well.

step 5


Finally add 1 tsp sesame oil or ghee which adds to the flavour of the rice.