Dec 9, 2008

Mexican Rice Delight


Ingredients:
  • Basmati Rice - 1 cup
  • Garlic - 2 pods
  • Onion - 1 medium
  • Chilli pdr - 1 tsp
  • Oil - 1 tsp
  • Salt
  • Water - 1.5 cups
  • Whole garam masala (cloves, cardamom, cinnamon, bay leaf)
  • Capsicum - 1/2 of medium
  • Tomato - 1 medium
  • Oil - 1 tsp
  • Ghee - 1/2 tsp
  • Spring onions for garnishing.
  • Cabbage - lengthwise chopped

Preparation:

Pre soak Basmati rice in water for minimum 15 mins.
Chop onion, tomato, cabbage and capsicum lengthwise and finely chop garlic pods.

In a wide pan, add oil + ghee + garlic + onion --> saute till onion gets golden brown. Add chilli pdr ,salt and saute for another 2 mins. Drain water and add rice. Saute this for 2 mins and then add water. Cook on medium flame till water starts boiling, after which lower the flame to simmer. Cook on low flame for the next 15 mins till the rice gets cooked well.

In another pan, add oil + capsicum + cabbage --> saute till the capsicum gets crunchy and then add tomato. After frying it for few secs, switch off the flame. make sure that the tomato does not turn mashy.
Add this to the cooked rice. garnish with spring onions.

2 comments:

  1. I love this rice so much.. looks delish ...

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  2. what happened to the garam masala ? u have not added it anywhere?

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