Spinach – ginger Rice

Spinach- ginger Rice 20181017_183344.jpg

Spinach Rice is very healthy and yummy variation of plain rice. This is wonderful recipe option for lunch box. Full of spinach gives flavour , nice green colour and plenty of nutrients to rice. This is a quick recipe and if you are using frozen spinach then doesn’t have much prep time. Ginger gives a distinct flavour to this recipe. If you or your kid doesn’t like ginger , the quantity can be varied according to taste.

This recipe:
Cook : serves 2 cups of rice
Prep time : 5-7 minutes
cook time 10-15 minutes

Main ingredients:

1 cup white rice

2 cups of water / vegetable stock

3-4 small cubes of frozen spinach (1/2-3/4 cup of spinach)

1-2 tsp of ginger- grated

1/4 tsp of lemon juice

2 tsp of onion – finely chopped(optional)

1/2 tsp of cumin seeds

2 tsp of Oil

1/2 tsp salt


  • Wash and soak rice for 10 minutes or as per packet instructions20181017_181012.jpg
  • Take a pan. Add oil. when oil is warm. Add cumin seeds. 20181017_181436.jpg
  • Once cumin seeds starts splutter, add onion and ginger. Fry for 10-20 seconds20181017_181448.jpg
  • Now add spinach. I thawed the cubes in microwave before adding. Also add salt at this stage. Fry for few seconds
  • Now add rice. 2 cups of water or stock and lemon juice.20181017_181621.jpg
  • Once water comes to boil. low the flame and cover it and let it cook for 15 minutes.
  • Once all water is absorbed, serve them or pack them in lunch box and enjoy 🙂

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Happy cooking !!!

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