Saturday, June 06, 2009

Capsicum Rice


Capsicum - 1/2 kg chopped

Rice - 2 cups.

Oil - as required

Salt - as required

Onion - 1 chopped

Green chillies - 4

Turmeric powder - 1 tsp

Tomatoes - 3 chopped fine

Coriander leaves - 1/2 bunch

To grind to a fine paste:

Grated coconut - 1/2 cup

Garlic - 1/4 cup

Aniseeds(Sombhu) - 1 tsp

Cloves - 4

Cinnamon(Pattai) - 2 small pieces


Soak rice in water.

Remove the seeds from capsicum and cut it into small pieces.

Heat oil in a pressure cooker.

Add onions and green chillies and allow it to fry till golden brown.

Add the ground paste and allow it to fry till raw smell evaporates.

Add chopped tomatoes and allow it to fry.

Add coriander leaves

Add Capsicum and fry it for 1 min.

Add 4 cups of water, turmeric powder, salt and rice.

Pressure cook it for 2 whistles.

Cool it.

Serve with egg, onion raitha...

1 comment:

  1. Hey Divya... m doin this recipe for 2nov blog hop.... already made it on diwali n it was yum....