Thursday, 27 February 2014

Capsicum Rice / Capsicum Masala Rice



Capsicum masala rice : if you get appetite by seeing the above picture, none will be surprised :) Of-course this rice won't disappoint your taste buds. When I was searching for new type of variety rice, I came across this dish and I gave a try it came very well. This is very colorful recipe and children will love it. Serve this recipe with pappdums and yogurt :)


Ingredients :

Serves : 2

Source : Vahrehvah


Basmati rice
1 cup
Channa Dal
1 tbsp
Urad Dal
1 tbsp
Peanuts
2 tbsp
Dried Red Chillies
4
Curry Leaves
1 sprig
Peppercorns
1 tsp
Mustard Seeds
1 tsp
Capsicum
3
Coriander Seeds
1 tsp
Cumin seeds / Jeera
1 tsp
Garam Masala
1 tsp
Grated Coconut
1 tbsp
Oil
2 tbsp
Coriander Leaves
For Garnishing



Steps :
  • Heat a tsp of oil in a frying pan add mustard seeds,cumin seeds,channa dal,urad dal and red chilies fry for 1 mins then add curry leaves and peanuts and coriander seeds  fry for 2 mins then add grated coconut fry well for 1 mins and turn off the heat.Cool down the mixture and grind along with tsp of gram masala into a coarse powder.

  • In the same vessel, add the remaining oil/ghee and once its hot, add mustard seeds and let them splutter and add curry leaves and peanuts fry for 2 mins.

  • Then add cubed capsicums and fry them for approx 5 minutes.Don’t overcook them, let the capsicums retain their crunchy texture.
  • Then add ground masala powder and combine with the cooked rice till its well mixed.


  • Serve hot with pickle,yogurt & papadams.


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17 comments:

  1. flavourful, delicious and colourful rice...

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  2. Very colorful and flavorful rice..yummy :) Very happy to follow you dear ..Will be happy if u follow me back :)

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  3. Very flavorful and yummy rice ish....

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  4. Delicious and colorful,thx for joining me,see you around :)

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  5. wow very colorful and flavorful rice :) looks fantastic dear !! make me hungry now :)

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  6. flavorful, delicious and colorful rice...

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  7. Very colourful and flavourful one pot meal, cant stop drooling myself here..

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  8. fabulous clicks dear!! love all the step by step instructions too!!

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  9. That rice really does look yum! Sure must have been tasty... :)

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  10. thats a flavorful rice! love capsicum in any dish

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  11. Very colorful n yummy .Very nice presentation .You got a very nice blog and nice recipe collection..

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  12. What a colourful rice with colourful appalam,lovely idea,super clicks

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