Mushroom & Spinach Pilau

A mushroom is a fruiting body of a fungus. Button mushrooms contribute to the recommended daily intake of several vitamins and minerals. The USDA reports that mushrooms contain high amounts of copper, which is needed to produce blood cells and maintain heart health. Additional nutrients are vitamins C, D and B.

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    Toasted Almond Flakes 10.0 grams

    Toasted Almond Flakes

    Basmati Rice 75.0 grams

    Basmati Rice

    Spinach 65.0 grams


    Button Mushrooms 75.0 grams

    Button Mushrooms

    Pomegranate   Seeds 25.0 grams

    Pomegranate Seeds

    Red Onion 35.0 grams

    Red Onion

    Garlic 6.0 grams


    Vegetable Stock By Let's Cook 150.0 ml

    Vegetable Stock By Let's Cook

    • Time : 25.0 mins
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    • Calories: 395.0 kcal
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    • Protein : 12.0 g
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    • Fat : 5.0 g
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    • Carb. : 77.0 g
    Mise en Place
    Prepare the vegetables as follows:

    Mushrooms, Button; wash, dry and cut into thick slices or halves as you wish
    Spinach; wash and dry
    Red Onion; peel and dice
    Garlic; peel and mince.
    Get Cooking
    Heat some oil in a saucepan or pot and fry the cumin seeds for a minute. Then add onion and garlic. Sauté gently for another minute then add the bay leaf, turmeric, cardamom and mushroom. Keep sautéing until they release some aroma.

    Add the rice and mix it with the spices and mushroom. Then add the stock. Allow it to come to the boil then reduce the heat. Cover loosely and allow it to cook for 15 minutes or until the rice is cooked. Add the baby spinach at the last 5 minutes.
    Plate up
    Fork the rice to fluff it up, sprinkle the toasted almond and pomegranate seeds on top before serving.