Spinach Rice

Rice cooked with spinach, carrot and whole garam masala in microwave

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Main Ingredients Spinach, Rice
Cuisine Indian
Course Rice
Prep Time 6-10 minutes
Cook time 21-25 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Spinach Rice

  • 2 cups Spinach chopped
  • 3 tablespoons Rice
  • 1 teaspoon Fennel seeds (saunf)
  • 2 Black cardamom
  • 1 inch stick Cinnamon
  • 2 Cloves
  • 1 medium Onion sliced
  • 1 medium Carrot grated
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1 cup Basmati rice soaked
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon juice


  1. In a microwave bowl add ghee, saunf, black cardamoms, cinnamons and cloves. Cook on high uncovered for two minutes. Mix well.
  2. Add onions and micro on high uncovered for two min. Add spinach, carrots and red chilli powder and micro for two minutes.
  3. Add rice, salt and two cups of water. Mix gently. Micro on high uncovered for eight minutes. And then cover & cook for two minute.
  4. Add lemon juice and stir it and micro on medium for two minutes. Serve hot with raita or pickle.