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Rice and Spinach Kofta

Posted on 2010-10-26
Rice and Spinach Kofta

Here is a very simple and quick recipe for Rice and Spinach Kofta. It is a perfect recipe for your leftover rice.

Yield: Makes about 20 Kofta

  • 3 cups cooked rice
  • 350 g fresh spinach, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup dried coriander
  • 1/4 cup dried basil
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 3 eggs
  • 5 garlic cloves, diced
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 5 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 2/3 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • salt & pepper to taste

Heat the oil in a non-stick pan over medium heat. Add the onions and saute until slightly golden. Add the garlic and saute for 2 minutes. Add the turmeric powder, dried basil, dried coriander and spinach; mix well. Cook over medium-low heat until all the liquid is absorbed, stirring occasionally.

In a large bowl, combine the cooked rice, spinach mixture, eggs, mozzarella cheese, parmesan cheese, salt and pepper to taste.

Rice and Spinach Kofta

Preheat oven to 360 degrees F. Spray a baking dish with cooking spray. Using your hands, form the mixture into golf-ball size balls. Place them into baking dish and bake in oven for 10-15 minutes or until firm. You can serve with marinara sauce on the side.

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Posted by Afkham on 2011-11-28
It is a very delicious as your other recipes.

Posted by Shirin on 2010-11-20
"Rice and Spinach Kofta",what we had for dinner tonight ! very delicious.

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