How to make Spinach Fried Rice -

The ever popular fried rice made more nutritious with the addition of spinach

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Fresh spinach leaves, Spinach puree (पालक की प्यूरी )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Rice

Spinach Fried Rice

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Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Spinach Fried Rice Recipe

  • Fresh spinach leaves 6-8

  • Spinach puree 4 tablespoons

  • Basmati rice , cooked 3 cups

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic , finely choppped 2 tablespoons

  • White sesame seeds (safed til) 1 tablespoon

  • Green chillies , finely chopped 2

  • Carrot , finely chopped 1 small

  • French beans , finely chopped 8-10

  • Cabbage , shredded 1/4 cup

  • Soy sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Vinegar 1 tablespoon

  • Black peppercorns , crushed to taste

  • Salt to taste

  • Spring onions with geens 1-2


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add garlic and sauté till fragrant. Add sesame seeds and green chillies, mix and sauté till the seeds pop. Transfer the mixture into a bowl and set aside.

Step 2

In the same pan, add carrot, French beans, cabbage, soy sauce, vinegar and crushed peppercorns, mix well and sauté for 1-2 minutes. Add salt and mix. Add basmati rice and toss.

Step 3

Roughly chop spinach leaves and spring onions. Reserve some spring onion greens for garnishing and add the rest to the pan along with spinach leaves and toss well. Add spinach puree, mix well and let it get heated through.

Step 4

Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with reserved spring onion greens and sautéed garlic-sesame-chilli mixture and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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