1 lb ground beef
1 pack fresh or frozen spinach
3 cups basmati rice
1 medium size onion sliced fine
2 tomatoes chopped
1 two inch stick cinnamon
1 black cardamom or 3 green cardamoms
1 table spoon grated or pureed ginger
1 teaspoon grated or pureed garlic
fresh cilantro to garnish.
3 tablespoon oil
Boil the rice in plenty of salted water and cook till its 3/4 done. strain it and keep aside.
Heat oil in a pan big enough to hold 3 cups cooked rice.
Add the cinnamon, clove and cardamom and saute for a minute.
Add the sliced onions and saute till golden brown.
Add in the ginger and garlic and tomatoes. Saute till the tomatoes disintegrate.
Add the ground beef and salt. Saute till the beef gets cooked and any liquids from the beef is absorbed.
Meanwhile microwave the frozen spinach for 2 minutes and squeeze out the water.
Add it to the pan and mix well with the beef.
Now add the rice and gently mix. Cover the pan and cook for 10 min in low flame.
Garnish with fresh cilantro and serve.