Saturday, November 8, 2014

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capsicum rice

I wanted to try this Capsicum Masala Rice for a very long time, but some how I didn't find time. Last weekend I tried this finally. This is so easy to make recipe and the crunchiness in the capsicum makes the rice even more tastier and the fresh ground masala makes it more aromatic. Everybody in our family loved it lot. Here is the recipe for the easy Capsicum Masala Rice.

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masala capsicum rice

How to make Capsicum Masala Rice

Preparation time: 10 min | Cook Time: 07 min | Serves: 4
Recipe Category: Main | Recipe Cuisine: South Indian

Capsicum - 1 big
Cooked rice / Left over rice - 2 cups 
Urud dal - 1 tbsp
Channa dal - 1 tbsp
Red chilli - 3 to 4
Mustard seeds - 2 pinch ( 1 pinch for grinding and 1 pinch for seasoning )
Cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp
Coriander seeds - 1 tsp
Peanuts - 1 to 2 tsp
Cinnamon stick - 2 to 3 small sticks
Curry leaves - few
Oil - 2 tsp
Ghee - 1 tsp (optional)
Salt as per taste

1. Wash and cut the capsicum in cubes and keep ready as shown below.
2. Take the ingredients mentioned in fry and grind and dry fry them. Take care not to over fry them, as you may get bitter taste. 

3. Fry them till you get a light brown colour in low flame. Grind them to a coarse powder. 

4. In the wok or kadai, add oil and when hot add the mustard seeds and curry leaves. When mustard seeds splutters, add the capsicum and little salt. Sauté them. (Just 2 to 3 min). 

5. Add the ground masala and mix well. 

6. Add the rice, mix it and check for the salt. 

7. Serve the hot masala capsicum rice with papad. 

how to make masala capsicum rice

Yummy capsicum masala rice is ready

1. You can even add 1/2 tsp of black pepper for extra spiciness. 
2. You can also add the fennel seeds and grated coconut while frying for extra flavor. 
3. One of my friend suggested to add the toor dal also. Haven't tried it yet. 
4. Before serving, you can also add a tsp of ghee, which tastes great.
5. Rice quantity can be adjusted according to your taste and spiciness.

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8 lovely comments:


lovely done rice.. love capsicum

Home Cooked food

this looks amazing.

Angie's Recipes

A simple and delicious masala rice!

Shobana Vijay

Masala capsicum rice is perfect for office lunch box.Thanks for sharing


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love this flavorful rice perfect lunch box dish

Praveen Kumar

Yummy dish.


Simple dish but delicious!
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