Spinach and Carrot Rice ( Fun Food For Children)
by Tarla Dalal
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A flavourful rice dish with vitamin A rich carrots, iron and folic acid loaded spinach, and mild spices, this is ideal for packing in a lunch box. Butter adds to the goodness of this easy-to-make Spinach and Carrot Rice. Moms can be happy about packing a nutritious dish that will help in their kids’ growth and development, while also pleasing their palates.
- Heat the butter in a broad non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds.
- When the seeds crackle, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
- Add the carrots and spinach and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
- Add the rice, chilli powder and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
- Cool slightly and pack in a tiffin box.
Nutrient values per serving
|Energy|| 131 calories|
|Protein|| 2.5 gm|
|Carbohydrates|| 24.6 gm|
|Fat|| 2.5 gm|
|Vitamin A|| 1244.5 mcg|
|Iron|| 0.6 mg|
|Folic acid|| 25.9 mcg|
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