Sunday, May 15, 2011

Simple Spinach Rice

1 bunch spinach finely chopped
1 bowl cooked rice
2 onions finely chopped
3 tsp toor dhal
1/2 tsp mustard
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1 inch cinnamon stick
2 tsp chilly powder
3 cloves
coriander seeds 3 tsp
salt as per taste
3 tsp oil.

Roast toor dhal by adding 1tsp oil till colour changes to slight brown.
Remove from heat, cool and grind to fine powder and keep aside.
In the same pan add a tsp oil add cloves, cinnamon and coriander seeds and fry for 2mins till its aromatic. Cool the mixture and grind to fine powder.
Now add a tsp of oil to the pan add mustard, when it splutters add cumin seeds and finely chopped onion.
When the colour of onion starts to change, stir in finely chopped spinach leaves and saute till it wilts.
Stir in ground masala powder of clove, cinnamon and coriander seeds, toor dhal powder, chilli powder and salt.
Mix everything evenly.
Add cooked rice and mix well and serve hot with any raita of your choice or pickle.

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