12/04/2012

Capsicum Rice (Capsicum Masala Bath)

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Ingredients:-


Cooked Rice-3 cups (each grain should be separate,add a tsp of ghee to the rice and combine)
Capsicum -2  nos(cut into small cubes)
Oil/Ghee-3 tbsp
Garam masal powder-1 tsp
Salt to taste


Dry Roast and  Grind:-

Mustard Seeds-1 tsp
Coriander Seeds-1 tbsp
Cumin Seeds-1 tsp
Black Gram Daal -1 tsp (minnapappu)
Dry Red chillies- nos (acc to ur taste)
Peanuts-3 tbsp
Curry leaves-12 nos



Method:-

Cook rice with grains separated.The ratio i use is 1 cup rice: 1.5 cups of water for pre-soaked rice for 30 minutes.Pressure cook it for 3 whistles in medium flame.Once pressure releases,open and fluff it with a fork.
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Dry roast the ingredients listed under '  roast and grind' to golden brown and grind it to a slightly coarse powder.
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Heat oil in pan add the capsicum and fry them for approx 3 minutes.Don't overcook them,let the capsicum retain their crunchy texture.Add salt to taste and combine well.
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Reduce heat add ground masala powder mix well.The add the cooked rice combine with the rice till its well mixed.

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Serve hot with any gravy curry of your choice or with pickle ,yogurt.

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30 comments:

Shailaja Reddy said...

Looks yummy with masala.

Mahi said...

quick lunch box recipe! looks nice!

jeyashrisuresh said...

Very tempting and nice rice. quite flavorful addition of spices

Swasthi Blank said...

This must have tasted great Divya! Loved your idea of making a rice sidh with capsicum

Beena.stephy said...

Yummy rice

Ramya Krishnamurthy said...

looking so yummy sis.

Sangeetha Priya said...

Lovely texture, lovey bath dear!!

Rumana Ambrin said...

Looks very spicy and delicious..

Asiya Baig said...

Yummy rice! Perfect with any curry!

Swathi Iyer said...

Love this rice easy meal to whip it.

Sangeetha Nambi said...

super dooper... Lunch box filler...
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Vidya Chandrahas said...

Delicious one pot meal..
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Vimitha Anand said...

Flavorful rice. Loved the spices added

Biny's Recipes said...

capsicum rice never looked so beautiful....loved the spice

Sonia ~ Nasi Lemak Lover said...

this rice must be very fragrant with all spices added.

Sonia ~ Nasi Lemak Lover said...

very special rice, never had it before,sound nice!

kausers kitchen said...

Very flavorful rice...wud luv to have it with curd.
Have a lovely week dear :)

Kalpana Sareesh said...

spicy looking rice..

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Shabbu said...

Yummy and delicious rice..

Vijayalakshmi Dharmaraj said...

lovely rice dear... i love the adding of ground nuts on it... it will give yet more delicious one...
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Hima bindu said...

wow.. flavorful capsicum rice.. looks good!

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Ganga Sreekanth said...

New to me. . . Looks delicious

PT said...

a perfect one pot meal..

Archana Potdar said...

wow Divya. This is yum.
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Suja Manoj said...

Love the ground masala,flavorful rice.

Priya said...

Flavourful rice, an excellent dish for lunch box.

A teflon frypan... said...

nice recipe, Divya..sure, ur home wud have smelled like heaven while u were making it

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Uma Ramanujam said...

Capsicum and peanuts are fav. Love to have it for my lunch.

Shanthi said...

Perfect looking and lovely.

RAJ KAMAL- CRICKET WORLD 4U said...

I like that you have added peanuts to capsicum rice.I love it when it is added in tamarind rice..I pick the peanuts separately and have it.:)

We tried making capsicum uttapam in our home.Sharing it for your viewers too..
http://southindian-dishes.com/south-indian-recipes-video/capsicum-uttapam-recipe-video-tamil/