Thursday, February 3, 2022

MORINGA RICE / MASALA RICE WITH MORINGA GREENS


 This is a simple and quick rice preparation that can be made with healthy moringa greens. This is a nice way of incorporating the moringa leaves in your diet as they top the list among all the greens in the nutritional value. This one pot meal is very flavourful and can be enjoyed with curd or raita and papad.

Ingredients:
Cooked rice .......... 2 cups
Moringa leaves.... 1 cup
Green peas .......... 1/4 cup (boiled)
Cashew nuts ...... handful
Green chillies .... 1 or 2
Bay leaves ....... 1
Cinnamon stick ... 1" piece
Cloves .................. 4-5
Onion .................. 1 (chopped)
Turmeric powder .. 1/8 tsp
Cumin powder ..... 1 tsp
Salt ................... to taste
Oil .................. 3-4 tbsps

Method:
1. Heat oil in a pan and add whole spices.
2. Toss them a bit and add the cashew nuts. Fry on low flame until they are light brown. 
3. Next add the onions and saute until translucent.
4. Now tip in the washed moringa leaves.
5. Add the salt, spice powders and green chillies. Stir them well.
6. Next add the boiled green peas.
7. Stir and cook them a bit so that the flavours are well blended.
8. Now add the cooked rice and mix everything nicely.
9. Dish it out and enjoy with curd or raita and papad.

Check out the video



Pin for later


You may also like:















16 comments:

  1. Yummy , yummy lunch box perfect rice recipe. I am sure i a going to save some Moringa leaves when I get to make these as well

    ReplyDelete
  2. The rice looks delicious. LIke you mention in your Post, this is a good way of including healthy moringa in your diet. I love the way you hace served the papads like a cone.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thanks Mina. Yes this way we can make use of moringa leaves.

      Delete
  3. Moringa rice sounds so flavorful and mouthwatering. Something new to me. Nutritios Moringa leaves are packed with vitamin E and very good for eyes. I will surely try this delicious moringa rice whenever I can get these leaves.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thanks Sujata. Do try to make whenever you get these greens.

      Delete
  4. Wow! this moringa masala rice is simple and delicious and healthy. Love the simple yet flavorful one-pot dish.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thanks Archana. I love such one pot meals too.

      Delete
  5. Love the beautiful colour of the moringa rice. What a wonderful way to enjoy the health benefits of moringa leaves.

    ReplyDelete
  6. Moringa rice looks delicious and easy to prepare. Love these kind of rice recipes, they are so handy

    ReplyDelete
  7. you are rocking with all the moringa recipes, shobha. this masala rice looks fab!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thanks Kalyani. Couple of more recipes coming soon.

      Delete
  8. Moringa masala rice looks just wow !! Best way to include the healthy moringa leaves in regular meals

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Yes Priya. I use it in sabzis too sometimes.

      Delete

Do show some love if you liked my recipe. Leave a comment here.

Print Recipe