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Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Capsicum rice

Capsicum rice is a simple and easy recipe. Something you can make in minutes. I keep this recipe for the days when I am not in the mood of cooking...(okie so even i get tired of cooking... hehe). I eat this first at a friends place and loved it. I loved it more when i can to know how simple it is to make and tastes so delicious.

So here goes the recipe. You will need :

Capsicum /green bell pepper - 2
Rice - 1 1/2 cup (cooked) You can even use left over rice.
Onions - 1
Ginger garlic paste - 2 tsp
Jeera (cumin seeds) - 2 tsp
Black pepper powder - 2tsp
Oil - 3 tsp
Garam masala (optional) - 1tsp
Salt to taste

Method :
Chop the capsicum and onions and keep them aside.
In a big pan, take some oil and add the cumin seeds and wait till it crackles and you get the nice smell of the jeera. Now add the ginger garlic paste and saute for sometime. Now add the onions and the capsicum. toss it well till the capsicum in tender and cooked. Now put the pepper powder, garam masala and the salt.

Lastly add the rice in and mix well. Cooked it cover for ten minutes. Garnish well with coriander leaves.

Serve hot with Raita. Enjoy!

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