This is a Recipe for preparing the famous upmarket restaurant style Spinach Rice Au Gratin at home. This ia a rich and filling preparation for the main course.
Preparation Time: 40 Minutes
Serves: 4 Persons
2 Cups Rice
3 Stock Cubes
2 Table spoon Butter
¼ Cup finely chopped Onion
3 Table spoon chopped Coriander leaves
1 ½ cups steamed spinach, finely chopped
3 Table spoon Butter
½ cup grated Cheese
1/3 cup Breadcrumbs
Salt and Pepper to taste
Clean and wash Rice. Soak in water for 15 minutes. Put rice to cook in four cups of water along with the stock cubes. Melt the butter in another pan and sauté the Onion until they change color. Add Coriander leaves, Sault, Pepper and Spinach. Stir and remove from heat.
When rice is cooked and the water absorbed, remove from heat and gently and carefully mix in spinach mixture. Put in a baking dish. Combine butter, Cheese and breadcrumbs, blending well with fingertips until well-mixed. Spoon evenly over Rice. Bake or grill in the Microwave for 7-8 minutes or until the top is golden.