Saturday, October 11, 2008

Capsicum spicy rice



2 cups cooked Basmati rice
3 large cubed Bell pepper(capsicum) I used red, yellow and green
1 tsp Mustard seeds
1 tsp Urad dal(minnapappu)
2 inch Cinnamon stick
1 tsp Cumin seeds
1 tbsp Coriander seeds
5-6 dried Red chillies
10 Curry leaves
3 tbsp Roasted Peanuts
1 tbsp grated Coconut
3 tbsp Ghee or Oil


1. In a thick bottomed pan dry roast mustard seeds,urad dal,cinnamon stick,cumin seeds,coriander seeds,red chillies and curry leaves.

2. Once they are roasted add the peanuts and toss for about 10-15 seconds then add the grated coconut mix well for about a minute and remove from flame.

3. Keep aside and allow to cool. Once cooled put it into a blender and grind it into a coarse powder.

4. In a pan heat ghee and add the cubed bell pepper. Toss for about 5 minutes make sure the pepper dosent loose its crispiness. Now add the powdered mixture to this and mix it well.

5. Take the cooked rice in a large mixing bowl and add the above mixture to it and combine well.

Serve hot with yogurt.


Unknown said...

Hot nd Spicy ;)

Purush said...

Yep...the pic makes the dish look even more yummy :)

Anonymous said...

yummyyyyyyyyyyyyyy..chudatanike intha bagunte inka taste entha baguntundho :)

Anonymous said...

Very appetizing... is cooking ur hobby?

phanitha said...

Thank you guys...

Lakshmi said...

Thanks for sending such a delicious entry to the event.