July 16, 2015

Capsicum Rice



Capsicum rice is best one pot meal that can be made in short time.  For this dish, we can use either green  or combination of red, yellow and green capsicums.  Flavours from freshly grounded spices and crunchiness from peanuts make this dish delicious.  

Ingredients :

For Dry roasting :
  1. Red chillies - 5 to 6 nos
  2. Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  3. Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
  4. Corriander seeds - 1 tsp
  5. Urad dal - 1 tsp
  6. Peanuts -  4 tbsp
  7. Curry leaves - 1 tbsp
Dry roast them and grind them to coarse powder.

For tempering :
  1. Garam masala - 1 tsp
  2. Capsicum - 1 nos
  3. Cooked rice - 2 cups
  4. Salt to taste
  5. Oil / Butter - 2 tbsp
  6. Coriander leaves 
  7. Grated coconut 

Method :

1.   Heat butter in the pan.  Add chopped capsicums and sauté.  Add salt while cooking.

2.   Add the grounded powder and garam masala to the capsicum and sauté.

3.   Now add cooked rice, coriander leaves and grated coconut.  Mix together.


Serve hot.

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