1 Bunch Palak/Spinach chopped
1 Carrot -grated
1 Big Onion chopped finely
1 Tbsp Jeera Seeds
1 Tbsp Ginger-Garlic Paste
1 Bay leaves
Cashews (optional) few
1 tsp Red Chili Powder
1 Tbsp Garam Masala Powder
1 tsp fresh Pepper Powder
2 Tbsp Olive Oil
2 Cups Basmati Rice
Chopped coriander leaves for garnish
Heat the Olive oil and then add jeera seeds, cloves, cardamom, bay leaves, cashews and when jeera starts sputtering add onions and fry them until onions turn brown. Now add ginger-garlic paste and fry until the raw smell of garlic goes.
Now add the rest of the masala ingredients like chili powder, pepper powder, garam masala powder and saute it for a minute.
To this add chopped spinach and some salt and fry till the spinach leaves are nicely wilted and cooked.
Add in cooked rice and mix well. Finally add in fresh grated carrot and chopped coriander leaves.
Serve hot with cucumber raitha.