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Capsicum Rice

Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 1 people

Recipe Ingredients

1 cup 160g / 5.6ozPlain rice
4   Bell Peppers
1   Lemon
1 1/2 tablespoons 22mlGrated dry coconut
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlTurmeric powder
3 tablespoons 45mlOil
  For Seasoning:
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlMustard seeds
1 teaspoon 5mlBlack gram dhal
2 teaspoons 10mlBengal gram dhal
2   Red chiles 2 Curry leaves
1   Cashew nuts
1   Roasted peanuts
  For masala powder:
6   Chiles
1   Cinnamon
2 teaspoons 10mlCoriander seeds
12 teaspoons 60mlCumin seeds
1 1/2 teaspoons 7.5mlBlack gram dhal
1 1/2 teaspoons 7.5mlBengal gram dhal

Recipe Instructions

Fry the above ingredients in a tea spoon of ghee or oil until golden brown. Powder and keep.

Cook rice until 3/4 cooked. Drain water off the rice, spread and cool. Mix a teaspoon of oil or ghee to that and keep aside.

Heat oil and add seasonings one by one and fry until golden brown in color. Add diced capsicum and fry until soft. Reduce heat and add grated dry coconut. Fry until light brown; add turmeric powder, salt, and the cooked rice. Fry for a few minutes until the rice is hot. Squeeze lemon juice and powdered masala. Mix well and garnish with cut coriander leaves.

Yamuna Devi


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