I prepared spinach rice with mushroom and green peas. It is a very healthy version to have as mushroom also have lot of nutrients. I am sure you would enjoy preparing it.
- 2 cups basmati rice
- 2 tbsp butter/olive oil for vegans
- 1/2 cup diced onion
- 1/2 cup sliced mushroom
- 1/4 cup green peas(frozen or fresh)
- 1 bunch chopped spinach
- 3/4 cup chopped tomato
- 1 tbsp coriander powder
- 1/4 tsp chilli powder
- 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
- 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
- 2 cloves
- 1/2" cinamon stick
- 6 whole black peppers
- 1 bayleaf
- a pinch of sugar
- salt to taste
Soak rice in a 3 1/2 cup of water for 20 min and then cook the rice .
Heat butter in a pan ,add bay leaf fry for 30 seconds then add black pepper,cinamon stick,clove ,cumin seeds and fry till cumin seeds crackle.
Add onion,green chillies,turmeric powder to the above ingredients and fry till onion become light golden brown
Add coriander powder,salt,chilli powder,sugar and fry .
Add mushroom and peas and fry till they become tender
Add tomato and fry till it become soft.
Add spinach and cook without covering it till spinach leaves become tender .
Once spinach cooked make the flame high let excess water evaporate till it become nice paste.
Add the cooked rice to the above pan ,mix nicely so that the gravy will blend with the rice evenly.
Your spinach rice is ready and u can serve with raita.
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