Spinach Rice with Kidney Beans & Salad

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To start with today, I’m gonna let you in on a quick, healthy & yummy recipe. You can serve this Spinach Rice with Kidney Beans along with an Optional salad for a full meal.

Spinach Rice

Ingredients:

Olive Oil                                 4 Tbsp

Boiled Rice                            2 Cup

Boiled & Pureed Spinach 1 Cup

Onion                                      1 Large, finely chopped

Green Chili                            1-2 Pcs, finely chopped

Puree of Tomatoes              2-3 Medium Sized

Garlic                                      5-6 Cloves

Curd                                        1/2 Cup

Cayenne Pepper                  To Taste

Black Pepper                        To Taste

Oregano                                 To Taste

Basil                                         To Taste

Salt                                           To Taste

For Garnish:

Paneer/Cottage Cheese      1/2 Cup, Diced

Green Coriander                  2 Tbsp, Finely Chopped

Procedure: Heat 2 tbsp Olive oil, add Garlic cloves, saute till they turn golden brown.

Mix well the Onion & Green chilies, add to golden brown garlic and stir lightly till onion is translucent.

Now Add Tomato Puree, Cook for 2-3 minutes.

Add Salt, Cayenne Pepper, Black Pepper Powder & mixed herbs of your choice (I added Oregano and Basil), add to it Spinach Puree, Curd, mixing it continuously for 2 minutes.

Cook for a while and finally add the boiled rice to it.

In another pan stir fry the Paneer/Cottage Cheese in the remaining 2 Tbsp of Olive Oil till it turns golden brown. Use this & finely chopped Coriander leaves as a garnish.

Kidney Beans

Ingredients:

Boiled Kidney Beans    1 Cup

Onion                                1 Large finely chopped

Garlic paste                     1 Tsp

Tomato Puree                 1 Cup

Tomato Ketchup            2 Tsp

Olive Oil                            1-2 Tbsp

Oregano                            To taste

Cayenne Pepper             To taste

Black Pepper                   To taste

Cumin Powder                To taste

Salt                                      To taste

For Garnish:

Green Coriander            1 Tbsp Finely Chopped

Procedure: Heat the oil in a pan and add onions, saute till translucent.

Now add garlic paste & cook for a minute. Add tomato puree & ketchup and cook for two more minutes. Add salt, pepper, oregano, cayenne pepper, cumin powder and cook for a minute. Now add kidney beans to it & mix well and turn off the flame.

Transfer into a serving bowl and garnish with finely chopped coriander.

Serve Hot along with Spinach Rice & Enjoy!!

Along with the meal, you could serve a cold salad of slices of Tomatoes & Cucumber sprinkled with salt & pepper and half a lemon squeezed over it. (This is optional)

 

 

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