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Sunday, March 1, 2015

Capsicum Masala Rice / Bell pepper Rice




This is a simple and easy to make rice recipe that is nutritious as well as tasty.

INGREDIENTS:
  • Cooked basmati rice - 2 cup
  • Chopped onion - 1 small
  • Capsicum / Bell pepper (chopped) - 2 nos
  • Peanut - 3 tsp
  • Cumin seed - ½ tsp
  • Urad daal - 1 tsp
  • Chana daal (optional) - 1 tsp
  • Coriander seeds - 2 tsp
  • Red chilly - 1 no
  • Fennel seed - ½ tsp
  • Black pepper - ½ tsp
  • Cinnamon – 1 inch stick
  • Cardamom – 2 nos
  • Cloves – 2 nos
  • Turmeric powder - 2 pinch
  • Ghee - 2 tbsp
  • Cashew nut - 1 tsp
  • Mustard seed - 1 tsp
  • Red chilly - 2 nos
  • Salt to taste

PREPARATION METHOD:
  • Dry roast 2 tsp peanut, cumin seed, red chilly, coriander seed, urad daal, chana daal, fennel seed, black pepper, cardamom, cloves and cinnamon.
  • Grind all the roasted ingredients together.
  • Heat ghee in a heavy bottomed pan.
  • Add mustard seeds and red chilly, let it splutter.
  • Add 1 tsp peanut and cashew nut into it and fry them.
  • Add chopped onion and saute for 2 minutes.
  • Add chopped bell pepper, turmeric powder and salt into it and saute for a minute.
  • Add cooked rice, ground masala and salt into it and mix well.
  • Cook for a minute, turn off the stove and serve it.

Recommended Combination: Serve hot with raita.



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