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Rice Stuffed in Spinach Leaves

Tasty stuffed rice in Spinach leaves

Recipe by christy gerald of Dubai, AE

Parboiled rice stuffed in Spinach leaves and cooked for 5 mins in microwave oven. Try this tasty preparation at home.

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 15 big Spinach leaves
    For the filling:
    • 2 cups basmati rice -parboiled
    • 1 tbsp chopped onions
    • 1 tbsp chopped tomatoes
    • 2 tsp chopped parseley
    • 2 tsp chopped mint leaves
    • 1 tsp pepper powder
    • 1 tsp cumin seeds
    • 1 tsp lemon juice
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 1 tbsp olive oil
    • lemon wedges and tomato slices for garnishing


    1. Heat olive oil,saute chopped onions,tomatoes,parsely and mint leaves.
    2. Add the parboiled basmati rice and mix well.
    3. Add salt,pepper powder,cumin seeds and lemon juice, mix well.Turn off the flame.leave this for 15 mins to cool.
    4. clean the spinach leaves and place 1 tbsp rice in each leaf and wrap tightly like a spring roll.
    5. Place this spinach leaves on  microwave plate and microwave on medium for 6 mins.
    6. Serve this with tomato slices and lemon wedges.