April 8, 2008

Buttered Spinach Rice

Wanna try something simple, healthy and easy for your kid.... Then, here it is.....

Buttered spinach rice is a flavorful rice which is prepared with the minimal ingredients. Adding generous amount of butter in this recipe gives a lovely aromatic buttery flavor to the rice. This single pot meal goes perfect with Tomato sauce or any spicy gravy.

Ingredients :

3 tbsp butter or margarine
1 onion,finely chopped
2 fresh tomatoes,chopped
1 cup Basmati rice
2 garlic cloves,crushed
2 cups water or stock
1 bunch fresh spinach,shredded
Salt to taste
1Tbsp Ground pepper

Method :

Melt butter or margarine in a cooker.

Gently fry the onion for 3 -4 mins, until soft and translucent, then stir in the fresh green chillies and chopped tomatoes.

Add the rice and crushed garlic, gently cook for 5 mins then gradually add water or stock,stirring constantly.

Season to taste with plenty of salt and ground black pepper.

Spread the spinach in a thick layer over the rice.cover and cook for 10min in low heat(or till 3 whistle)

Spoon into serving dish,dot butter over the top and garnish with mint leaves.

Serve hot.

Serving Options :

 Serve with Tomato sauce or any spicy gravy.


  1. Hi all,
    i tried this dish... it was excellent... great goin by the author... plz do try it at home... the cooking procedure is so accurately described it turns out the way it is meant to be... good dish... :)

  2. Hi Priya,
    the dish sounds a must try one.
    Ur clicks are gud...What software do you use to edit the pics....i loved picasa but it does not work on blogspot anymore

    1. Thank u so much Biny :) Picasa only.. it works perfect for me !