Thursday, September 28

capsicum rice



Ingredients

Rice 1 cup
Capsicum 3 nos (large) chopped
Onion 1 chopped
Chana dal 1/4 cup
Urad dal 1/4 cup
Coriander seeds 3 tbsp
Whole Red Chillies 10-14
Cinnamon 1 stick
Cloves 5-6
Green chillies 2 chopped
Cumin seeds 1 tsp
Mustard seeds 1 tsp
Curry leaves few
Coriander leaves few chopped
Lemon Juice 2 tsp
Salt to Taste
Grated coconut 3 tbsp
Method:
Cook the Rice & keep it aside.
Fry Chanadal, Urad dal, coriander seeds, Red Chillies, Cinnamon, Cloves seperately until they become light brown. Then make a smooth powder of all these.
Heat oil in kadai. Then add Mustard seeds, Cumin seeds & saute for a minute. Then add Onions & saute well. Then add Capsicum & fry until they are soft.
After that add the Rice & mix all together very well. Then add the Powder. Add it accordingly the way one likes spice. Mostly add 3 tbsp of the powder & mix it well, sprinkle salt & Lemon Juice & mix it well.
Then add curry leaves & chopped Coriander leaves along with grated coconut. Sprinkle a little more of the powder on top.
Serve Hot.

11 comments:

Foodie's Hope said...

WOW!! Telepathy!! I have the similar in my draft right now,will post it next week !!:))
It's little different, so I am safe!! Great tasting meal, this one , isn't it Priya!! I love your pics, mine is that good!! Thanks!!

gattina said...

you really expand my horizon! It's an amasing rice dish, sounds very delicious too!

shilpa said...

My husband loves Capsicum in any dish. I prepared some capsicum rice long back, it was just trial and error. Will try your recipe now. Thanks :D

Lakshmi said...

i like this one, the same procedure of capsicum rice i learned from one of my friend.nice one.

Hema said...

Nice recipe. Actually, I am surprised why I havent tried capsicum rice before. This is so simple yet looks so yummy. Will try it soon. thanks for this post.

Anonymous said...

Your pic looks very nice....I too have blogged about capsicum rice on my blog....my recipe is quite different from this, though. Check it out when u find time.

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Bhargavi said...

Konnichiwa!!
Ogenki des ka?
We too live in japan (Tokyo).
U have a nice blog Priya!!

Bhargavi said...

Hi !!
Nice to learn that u too stay in Tokyo. We stay in Tamachi (its on yamanote line. Tamachi is the next stop of Shinagawa when u go towards Tokyo Station. Mita line is also accessible).
Good day!!

Menu Today said...

Hi ,
Your version of making capsicum rice is very nice. Thanks for sharing.

Anonymous said...

i dont know much of variety dishes, but very thanks to u i have been learning so many dishes from u. ur dishes looks and sounds very tasty.
THANK U
APARNA,
Germany