Spinach Biryani Recipe
Spinach Biryani is really healthy traditional cooking recipe. It is very easy to prepare and gives you unique taste of Indian Recipes
preparing the spinach puree:
rinse the spinach leaves well.
chop and keep aside.
rinse & chop the green chilies, mint and coriander leaves
in a blender, add the chopped spinach, mint, coriander, green chili and almonds.
add ½ cup water and blend to a smooth paste.
preparing the biryani:
first rinse and then soak the rice.
when the rice is soaking, prepare the spinach puree as mentioned above.
heat oil in a thick bottom and deep pan or pot.
add all the whole spices.
fry for some seconds or till the oil gets fragrant.
add the sliced onions & fry till they are browned.
remove some of the fried onions for garnishing.
add the ginger-garlic paste and fry for some seconds.
now add the chopped tomatoes and fry till the tomatoes becomes soft for 2-3 minutes.
keep on stirring so that the ingredients do not stick to the bottom of the pan.
add the spinach puree and stir.
saute for 3-4 minutes.
now all the dry spice powders one by one and stir.
drain the soaked rice and add.
stir for 1-2 minutes.
pour 4 or 4.5 cups water.
add salt and stir.
check the taste of the broth and if required add some more salt.
cover tightly with a lid and cook till the water is absorbed and the rice is cooked.
fluff the rice.
serve hot garnished with the fried onions and fried cashews with a side vegetable curry, raita, yogurt curry or some salad.