Baked rice with Spinach & corn

A yummy and easy dish. Leaves you wanting for more and finger licking good.


Corn – 1/2 cup (washed and cooked)
Spinach – 2 handful(washed and pat dry on a towel)
Onion – 1 sliced thinly
Garlic cloves -5-6 slices
Paprika -1 spoon
Salt as per taste( be mindful as you are adding cheese )
Cooked rice – 1 cup
Oil – 2 table spoons
Grated cheese – 4-5 table spoons(preferably Mozarella)

For the white sauce:
All purpose flour – 2 table spoons
Butter -1/2 spoon
Milk 1.5 cups
Salt as per taste.
Pepper coarsely ground – 1/4 spoon
Heat a saucepan and add butter and as it melts add the flour and roast it in low flame and as it lets out an aroma add in the milk and with a whisk mix well.
Add more milk if needed or if it gets too thick.
Add the pepper and mix well.
Keep it aside.

Heat a pan and add the oil and sauté the onions and garlic.
Add in the cooked corn, salt and spinach and sauté for about 2 to 3 minutes.

Now add the rice and paprika and sauté for another 5 to 6 minutes.
Take a ceramic or a baking dish and pour half of the rice mixture and spread it with the spatula.
Now spread some of the white sauce followed by another layer of the rice mixture.

Finally top it with the layer of grated cheese and bake it at 180 degrees Celsius for about 30 mins checking occasionally if it has browned.
Enjoy it hot.

Baked Cauliflower & Potato Rice.


Mozzarella cheese 1/2 cup( grated)

Cooked Rice- 1 cup.

Cauliflower bits 1/2 cup

Potato -1 sliced

Onions-2 chopped

Garlic-10 cloves sliced

Lemon juice-1 spoon.

Mixed herbs-1/4 spoon

Paprika-1 small spoon

Spring onions- handful( chopped)

Olive oil- 2 table spoons


In a pan heat the olive oil and sauté the chopped onions and garlic.

Now add in the cauliflower and potato bits followed by paprika and herbs. Cook on low flame until done. You may even blanch the cauliflower florets to speeded the cooking procedure and save time.

Mix in the rice and salt.

Transfer it to a baking tray or dish and add grated cheese on the top and a little bit of paprika, lemon juice and herbs and chopped spring onions.

Now bake it in an oven for 15-20 minutes at 180 degrees until golden brown.