Spinach Rice
 
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Delicious and packed with loads of spinach - this rice promises to be loved by picky eaters!
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Ingredients
  • 3 cups tightly packed spinach leaves
  • 1 cup cilantro
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • ½ med size red onion, chopped
  • 7 green Indian Chillies or any other you prefer (You can cut down the spiciness by reducing the amount)
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 2 cups rice (I used a blend of white rice and wild rice but you can totally use just plain white rice or any other)
  • 3 cups water
  • Salt as per taste
Instructions
  1. In a blender jar add garlic,onion and green chillies. Blend.
  2. In a pot, add oil. Once hot, add that onion mix and cook on med heat until fragrant. Meanwhile wash the rice by placing it in a strainer until you start seeing clear water. Keep it aside. Once the onion mix is cooked, add rice to it without any water. Stir it around for a minute or two. Puree the spinach and cilantro with a cup of water until a smooth puree forms. Add this spinach puree along with remaining cups of water to the rice. Stir it around. Add salt to taste. Bring it to a boil. Lower the heat and let it cook on low covered. Keep checking Every 5 minutes or so to make sure its not sticking to the bottom. Take a grain of rice from the pot and test for doneness. If you feel rice is still little hard but it's getting dry, add little more water.
Recipe by Naive Cook Cooks at http://www.naivecookcooks.com/spinach-rice/