Capsicum is one of the vegetables that are almost always present in the refrigerator.So when I run out of options I try new ways to use up capsicum and flavored rice is the best to experiment with. Simple yet flavorful is what I would call this rice.
This recipe joins Blogging Marathon #58,Week 2, Day 3 under the theme ways with rice.
Rice- 1 cup
Capsicum -1, chopped
Mustard seeds- 1 teaspoon
Kalonji - 1/2 teaspoon
Saunf- 1/2 teaspoon
Curry leaves- a few
Kitchen king masala- 2 teaspoons
Turmeric powder- a pinch
Salt to taste
Oil- 1 tablespoon
Cook the rice as you normally would and spread on a plate. It is best if the grains are separate.
Heat oil in a pan and add the mustard, kalonji, saunf and curry leaves. When the mustard pops add the onion and capsicum and saute till the onion in soft.Add the kitchen king masala, salt and turmeric powder and cook for a few more minutes. Add a splash of water if the mixture is too dry.
Put in the cooked rice and cook on low heat for a few minutes.Remove from pan and serve.
Serve with crisps/ raita / plain curd/ yogurt.
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Labels: Blogging Marathon, Capsicum Recipes, Rendezvous with Rice, Step-by-step Pictorial Recipes, Vegan varieties