Chana Spinach Rice

Chana and spinach will take your kids right to the top of their class’ rank list! they are rich in folic acid, protein, calcium and other nutrients that sharpen one’s brains. If you have cooked rice at hand, this dish can be put together in a jiffy.

Chana Spinach Rice

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Chana Spinach Rice recipe - How to make Chana Spinach Rice

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  1. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes or till they turn light brown in colour.
  2. Add the ginger-garlic paste and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  3. Add the capsicum and tomatoes and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Add the spinach, turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander-cumin seeds powder and 2 tbsp water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  5. Add the kala chana and salt and mix well.
  6. Add the rice, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  7. Serve hot.
Nutrient values per serving

172 kcal
4.1 gm
32.2 gm
2.9 gm
30.2 mg
Folic Acid
19.6 mcg
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Chana Spinach Rice
 on 20 Nov 13 03:34 PM

Quick and easy rice preparation...can have it alone or you can serve with raita to make a complete nutritious meal!
Chana Spinach Rice
 on 19 Apr 13 11:53 PM

We all loved it !! adults as well as my 1 year old son ! healthy ND DELICIOUS everyone asked for MORE !!
Chana Spinach Rice
 on 19 Oct 10 04:46 PM

one in all dish...apt for lunch as it a balanced one dish meal. rice, veggies and pulse all blend well in this recipe. ginger garlic paste further enhances flavour however i avoid it when i make for my daughter. taste great with chilled curds or cucumber raita...a must try!