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Spinach cheese rice Recipe

Spinach cheese rice is a popular Indian Main
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On :
Wednesday, 29 June, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Bake Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 2
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  • 1 bunch - Spinach leaves washed, drained
  • 1/2 cup - Grated cheese
  • 1.5 cups - Basmati Rice
  • 5 - Green chillies
  • 1-inch piece Ginger
  • 1 tbsp - Butter
  • 1 - Onion (Sliced into thin long strips)
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp - Cinnamon, Clove powder
  • 1 cup - Cabbage (Thinly chopped)
  • Juice of 1 Lemon
  • 1/4 cup - Milk
  • How to Make Spinach cheese rice:

    1. Keep plenty of water to boil.
    2. When hot add salt, 8-10 drops lemon juice and rice. Cook till almost done. Drain in colander.
    3. Cool by spreading on a thali or plate. Keep aside.
    4. Put spinach, green chillies and ginger in a blender. Do not add water.
    5. Warm butter in kadai (pan), add the spice powder and onions.
    6. Fry till they are light brown.
    7. Add cabbage, lemon juice, salt and spinach paste.
    8. Fry for 5 mins. Add the above fried masala to rice, keeping on 1 tbsp of the mixture aside.
    9. Add half the cheese. Delicately blend the masala with rice till evenly mixed.
    10. Transfer to a casserole, spread the leftover paste on the rice.
    11. Sprinkle the remaining cheese and the milk.
    12. Bake for 15 mins, covered with foil or cling film depending on the oven.
    13. Serve hot.


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