Spinach Stew with Rice – Sabzi Challow

Sabzi Challow (Spinach Stew with Rice) is cooked on New Year’s Eve.  This traditional dish can be served on any other day. It can be cooked with lamb or without. Here, we will show you how to cook this delicious recipe without meat.

Spinach Stew -Sabzi

Here is what you will need for spinach stew:

  • Vegetable oil
  • Leek or green onions
  • Garlic cloves
  • Spinach
  • Coriander

And for the species you need:

  • Coriander powder
  • Black pepper
  • A pinch of Baking soda (For the colour)
  • Salt
  • fenugreek seeds (For the smell)

First of all, mince leek or green onions in a food processor. Use a deep pan for this dish and add vegetable oil followed by adding minced leak. Fry it for few minutes then add minced garlic. Fry it a bit more until you smell the garlic being fried. Add spinach and the spices. Mix it well and let it simmer for 10 minutes. Add fresh coriander and let it simmer for another 7 minutes.  And Voila, It is ready.

 

Rice-Challow

Here is one of the most cooked meals. Rice is cooked on a daily basis in Afghan households with different types of curries.

Here is what you will need:

  • Rice (Basmati)
  • Vegetable oil

And for the Species you will need:

  • Cummins
  • Cardamom
  • Salt
  • Black pepper

First make sure to rinse the rice. Leave it aside for few hours before cooking. The taste of it will be much better if it is rinsed and soaked in advance.  Boil water in a pasta pot with strainer or use a regular pot then drain the water after boiling, using a strainer. Once the water is boiled, add the rice and boil for few minutes or until the rice is soft and long. Drain the water from the rice.

 

 Heat a Pan on High heat and add vegetable oil, boiled rice, salt dissolved in warm water and the spices.

Mix well and make holes with the back of spatula. Cover the lid with a kitchen towel and place it on the pot. Cook on low heat for at least 25 to 30 minutes.

Serving

Serve with yogurt and a piece of bread.

 

 

Spinach Stew-Sabzi
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1178 calories
40 g
0 g
114 g
10 g
8 g
508 g
1360 g
8 g
1 g
101 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
508g
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1178
Calories from Fat 1005
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 114g
175%
Saturated Fat 8g
38%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 20g
Monounsaturated Fat 81g
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 1360mg
57%
Total Carbohydrates 40g
13%
Dietary Fiber 10g
39%
Sugars 8g
Protein 10g
Vitamin A
407%
Vitamin C
133%
Calcium
33%
Iron
58%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. Ingredients
  2. ½ cup Vegetable oil
  3. 2 leeks, minced
  4. 3 garlic cloves, minced
  5. 5 cups spinach, chopped
  6. 3 cups coriander, chopped
  7. Spices
  8. 1 1\2 tbsp. coriander powder
  9. ½ tbsp. black pepper
  10. A pinch of Baking soda
  11. ½ tsp salt
  12. 1\2 tsp fenugreek seeds
Instructions
  1. 1. In a deep pan add vegetable oil
  2. 2. Add minced leak
  3. 3. Fry it for few minutes
  4. 4. Add minced garlic
  5. 5. Fry it some more
  6. 6. Add spinach
  7. 7. Add Spices (coriander, black pepper, baking soda, salt, fenugreek seeds)
  8. 8. Mix
  9. 9. Let it simmer for 10 minutes
  10. 10. Add coriander
  11. 11. Let it simmer for 7 minutes
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calories
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fat
114g
protein
10g
carbs
40g
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3108 calories
467 g
0 g
116 g
39 g
8 g
738 g
14153 g
0 g
1 g
102 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
738g
Amount Per Serving
Calories 3108
Calories from Fat 1020
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 116g
178%
Saturated Fat 8g
41%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 20g
Monounsaturated Fat 82g
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 14153mg
590%
Total Carbohydrates 467g
156%
Dietary Fiber 1g
4%
Sugars 0g
Protein 39g
Vitamin A
0%
Vitamin C
1%
Calcium
8%
Iron
29%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. Ingredients
  2. 3 Cups rice
  3. ½ Cup Vegetable oil
  4. Species
  5. 1 tbsps. Cumin seeds
  6. 2 tbsp. salt
  7. 1 tbsps. Black Pepper (Finely Ground)
  8. 1 tsp Cardamom (Finely Ground)
Instructions
  1. Direction
  2. 1. Rinse rice
  3. 2. Boil water
  4. 3. Boil rice for 5 minutes
  5. 4. Drain water from rice
  6. 5. Heat a Pan on High heat and add vegetable oil, boiled rice, salt dissolved in warm water and the spices.
  7. 6. Mix well
  8. 7. make holes with the back of spatula.
  9. 8. Cover the lid with a kitchen towel and place it on the pot.
  10. 9. Cook on low heat for at least 25 to 30 minutes.
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calories
3108
fat
116g
protein
39g
carbs
467g
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