December 30, 2011

Capsicum Masala Rice -Indian Rice Recipe

Black gram dal - 1 tspn
Dry red chillies - 4
Channa dal - 1 tspn
Peanuts - 3 tblspn
Cumin Seeds - 1/2 tspn
Coriander seeds - 1 tblspn
Olive oil /butter /ghee- 1 tblspn
Mustard seeds - 1 tspn
Curry leaves - 2 spring
Capsicum - 2 (chopped)
Cooked Rice - 3 cup
Garam masala - 1tspn (optional)
A few Coriander leaves
1.On a medium heat pan Splutter cumin seeds.Add channa dal ,black gram dal,dry red chillies,
peanuts and coriander seeds.Dry roast well. 
2.Add garam masala(optional) on them in the low heat and remove from the stove.
3. Let it cool and grind them into powder.
4.Heat oil in a pan.
5.Splutter Mustard seeds and add curry leaves.
6.Add the sliced capsicums and fry them for approx 3 minutes.Don’t over cook them, let the capsicums retain their crunchy texture. Add salt to taste and combine well
7.Reduce heat and add the cooked rice and combine with the spice mixture.
8.Garnish with coriander leaves.
Serve hot with pickle,yogurt,pappadam. 


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