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Spinach Rice

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Spinach - the healthy, nutritious, green leaf is a part of almost every cuisine. You can try out so many dishes with Spinach starting from Simple Spinach Saute to the famous Dal Palak Curry. Spinach Rice or Keerai Sadham is a Variety Rice Dish made by Tamilians. I once decided to try this Rice and Spinach combination in my own way. Here is the recipe for a tasty and healthy dish. It’s really easy to make. Visit my website for more such recipes!
  Chopped spinach 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Cooked rice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Thinly sliced onions 1 Medium
  Chopped garlic 5
  Slit green chilies 2
  Turmeric powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Jeera powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon, cumin powder
  Sambar powder 1 Teaspoon
  Garam masala powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chilly powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Oil/Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Mustard seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon

1. Cook 2 cups of rice and keep aside. Make sure it is not overcooked.
2. Heat oil/butter in a wok and splutter mustard seeds.
3. Add onions, green chillies, garlic and saute till the onions begin to brown.
4. Add the cleaned and chopped spinach along with some salt and saute till the spinach becomes tender and all the water has evaporated. You can cover and cook the spinach on low flame.
5. Next, add 1/4 tsp tuermeric powder, 1/2 tsp cumin powder, 1 tsp Sambar Powder, 1/2 tsp Garam Masala Powder and 1/2 tsp Chilly Powder and saute for 2 minutes. Add more salt if required.
6. Stir in rice to the above spinach mixture stirring carefully.
7. Serve along with Raitha and Pappad.

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Recipe Summary

Main Dish
Stir Fried
Rice, Vegetable
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
45 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
85 Minutes
Spinach Rice

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 235 Calories from Fat 77

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.4%

Saturated Fat 1.1 g5.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 91.2 mg3.8%

Total Carbohydrates 35 g11.7%

Dietary Fiber 2.7 g10.9%

Sugars 2.8 g

Protein 5 g9.8%

Vitamin A 80.3% Vitamin C 48.4%

Calcium 8.2% Iron 16.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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