Spinach Rice And Olive Balls

Tasty starter made from spinach, rice and flavoured with olives. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Spinach Rice And Olive Balls
Main Ingredients Spinach leaves (palak), Cooked rice
Cuisine Fusion
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Spinach Rice And Olive Balls

  • 1 bunch Spinach leaves (palak) blanched
  • 1 cup Cooked rice
  • 4 teaspoons Black olives sliced
  • 1 medium Onion
  • 5-6 cloves Garlic
  • 1 cup Paneer (cottage cheese) grated
  • 1 cup Bread crumbs
  • to taste Salt
  • to taste Black pepper powder
  • to shallow fry Olive oil
  • a few Cornflour/ corn starch


  1. Chop onion and garlic finely. Chop spinach and put into a bowl. Add onion, garlic, paneer and rice.
  2. Take black olives in a small bowl and drain excess water, crush lightly and add to the other bowl. Add breadcrumbs, salt and pepper powder and mash while mixing.
  3. Heat sufficient olive oil in a pan. Divide the prepared mixture into lemon sized portions. Dust your hands with a little cornflour and shape each portion into an oval.
  4. Place them in the pan and shallow fry, turning sides, till lightly golden on both sides. Dain on absorbent paper and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1346
Carbohydrates 150.1
Protein 46.4
Fat 62.1