Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Pudina Capsicum Rice

Basmati Rice - 1 cup
Pudina - 1/2 cup
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Ginger garlic paste - 1 tbsp
Onion - 2 chopped
Tomato - 1 chopped
Capsicum - 1 chopped
Green peas - 1 handful (optional)
Red chilli powder - as per taste
Garam masala - 1/2 tsp
Salt - as per taste
Oil / Ghee

Wash and soak the rice for half an hour.  Grind the pudina into a fine paste. Heat oil / ghee in a pressure pan. Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, ginger garlic paste and onions. Fry till the onions become brown. Add capsicum and peas. Fry for few minutes. Then add the chopped tomato and mix well. Add red chilli powder, garam masala and required salt. Add the pudina paste. Fry for few more minutes. Add the soaked rice and 2 cups of water. Pressure cook for 2 whistles. Serve hot with raitha.

5 lovely comments:

Vardhini said...

Nice combo of pudhina and capsicum. Looks yummy.

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Uma said...

Wonder ful combination. Nice idea. shd be flavourfu;.


Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

Love this rice recipe, lot of great flavors going in there :)

Krithi's Kitchen said...

Lovely greeny combo... super aromatic rice..

alpana said...

This looks yummy.
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