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Spinach rice with Moringa powder

Spinach & Moringa Rice

Spinach Rice recipe that is healthy easy to make gluten free recipe. Of late I have been following a diet that is gut healthy and gluten free, vegetarian.
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Course: Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine: indian cuisine, north indian
Keyword: basmati rice, gut healthy Indian recipe, gut Healthy salad, moringa rice, rice recipes
Servings: 6
Calories: 185kcal
Author: Rekha Kakkar


  • pressure cooker


  • 300 gm Spinach
  • 2 tablespoon Morinaga leaves powder
  • 1 tablespoonCashew
  • ½ cup Coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoon GHEE
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 2 cloves
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 cardamom
  • 1 whole red chilli.
  • 1 tablespoon Mint coriander Green chilli paste
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger paste
  • 1 cup Basmati Rice Extra long basmati rice
  • Salt to taste


  • First wash and Rinse spinach leaves and
  • make a thick paste with water keep-it aside.
  • Rinse Basmati Rice and soak them for 10 minutes.
  • Drain out water after 10 minutes.
  • Heat ghee in a pressure cooker and fry cumin seeds and whole spices on low heat.
  • Add cashew and fry up a bit. Also add grated ginger and fry for a minute.
  • Now add drained rice and sauté for 2 minutes.
  • Add spinach paste, mint coriander, green chili paste.
  • Mix and add water, add coconut milk and mix.
  • Now add Morinaga powder and salt. Cook on medium heat for one whistle.
  • Release the pressure and open the lid. Fluff up Rice and serve hot or cold.



  • Soaking rice for 10 minutes make them extra long. So you must soak rice before cooking.
  • While serving sprinkle roasted sesame seeds which adds to taste and nutrition.
  • A good squeeze of lime juice helps to enhance the taste. More importantly Vitamin C in lime juice helps in better absorption of iron. 


Calories: 185kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 56mg | Potassium: 325mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 4694IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 63mg | Iron: 2mg