2012/08/14

SPINACH RICE (KEERAI SAADHAM)









This is my most favourite rice, our lunch is not completed without greens in my mom's house.It in one of the vegetable prepared for lunch everyday at home. I love having this rice with gingerly oil. It gives a unique flavour and aroma.  


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INGREDIENTS:

Spinach/Palak - 2 cups (finely chopped)
Red Chillies - 2 
Green chillies - 2
Onion -10 nos( small) or 1 big 
Mustard Seeds - 1/2 tsp 
Channa dal - 1 tsp 
Jeera - 1 tsp
Salt to taste 
Grated coconut - 3 tbsps 
Gingelly oil - 3 tbsps or even more according to your preference. 
Cooked Rice - 1 cup

METHOD OF PREPARATION: 

1) Heat 1 tsp of oil in a kadai. Once hot ,add mustard seeds, jeera, channa dal, green and red chillies.





2) When it splutters, add grated coconut and onion to it and saute well till the raw smell leaves.



3) Then, add the greens. Sprinkle little water. Cover with a lid and cook for 3 minutes. Add salt and turmeric powder, mix it well.



4) Finally, mix cooked rice to it and mix it well. Leave in slow flame, add 2 tbsps of gingerly oil before removing from the flame.



Serve hot with Fryums/ Pappad.

Linking it up with Gayathri's Down through memory lane event  , hosted by Archana





and Super power super foods by Jagruthi .


16 comments:

virunthu unna vaanga said...

healthy rice...
VIRUNTHU UNNA VAANGA

Unknown said...

Healthy yummy rice,i too love it...

Hayley said...

delightful and healthy rice.
Thanks for sending it to SFSP event.

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Super Foods~Super Power

Unknown said...

a healthy lunch box meal... will sure try this...

Raks said...

simple and healthy rice!

Chitra said...

Very nice .. will try..

Tina said...

Healthy and delicious..

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Healthy and child friendly rice...

Shobha said...

This is really a nice rice preparation.. will try it out soon.

Unknown said...

Nice recipe, love spinach rice combo

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Kiran @ KiranTarun.com said...

Perfect comfort food!

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Kavitha said...

very healthy rice....nice color...

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Sangeetha M said...

Simple Yet Healthy n Tasty rice...looks yumm!

Unknown said...

Healthy keerai rice...Nice recipe for growing kids..

Archana said...

Great Rice healthy and tasty. Thanks for linking.
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Unknown said...

healthy rice..

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