Spinach cheese rice

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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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

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