Spinach and Green Pea Rice

Spinach and Green Pea Rice

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Quick, easy and tasty – who will not like such a combo! Spinach and Green Pea Rice is a main course that is so tasty you will want to make it every day. Perhaps it is the magic of the aromatic green masala so full of coriander that transforms the rice into such a delicious dish, or the simple rustic flavour of spinach that pleases the palate. Whatever be the secret, this recipe is sure to win many hearts!

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Spinach and Green Pea Rice recipe - How to make Spinach and Green Pea Rice

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 6 servings
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2 cups shredded spinach (palak)
1/2 cup boiled green peas
3 cups cooked rice (chawal)
1 tbsp ghee
1/2 cup thinly sliced onions
2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
salt to taste

To Be Ground Into A Smooth Paste (using Little Water)
1 cup finely chopped coriander (dhania)
1/2 tbsp grated fresh coconut
3 green chillies , roughly chopped
1/2 tbsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp sugar
salt to taste

For Serving
fresh curd / raita
  1. Heat the ghee in a broad non-stick pan, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  2. Add the green chillies and spinach and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  3. Add the paste, rice, green peas and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Serve hot with fresh curds or raita.

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Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy145 cal
Protein3.4 g
Carbohydrates26.3 g
Fiber3.1 g
Fat2.9 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium17.6 mg

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Spinach and Green Pea Rice
 on 06 Mar 16 01:38 PM

Super duper flavourful recipe! Perfectly paired with chatakedaar paneer - red and green on your plate :)
Spinach Rice with Green Curry
 on 20 Mar 14 06:03 PM

This recipe is very simple, flavorful and quick to make.This green colored rice makes a lovely pot meal.Can eat this rice with curry or raita. I have also added lightly sauteed paneer.