Chana Spinach Rice

Chana Spinach Rice

From   Mummy Ka Magic

Prep: 8 hours

Cook: 20 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Rice

Type: Indian

Brown chana and spinach add both colour and nutrition to this rice delicacy


  • Soaked overnight and boiled brown Bengal gram (kala chana) 1 cup
  • Spinach, chopped 1 cup
  • Cooked rice 1½ cups
  • Oil 2 tbsps
  • Onions, finely sliced 1 cup
  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tsp
  • Tomatoes, seeded and finely chopped 1 cup
  • Green capsicum, finely chopped ½ cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Red chilli powder ½ tsp
  • Coriander-cumin powder 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powde ½ tsp


  • Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add onions and saute till golden. Add ginger-garlic paste, mix and saute for 2 minutes.
  • Add tomatoes and mix. Add green capsicum and spinach and mix well. Add salt, red chilli powder, coriander-cumin powder and turmeric powder, mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add ¼ cup water and mix. Add Bengal grams, mix well and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add rice and mix gently, and cook till the rice gets heated through.
  • Let it cool down before packing it in tiffin box.