Capsicum Rice

This is my 2rd week of Blog Hopping, the event started by Radhika of Tickling Palates and it has been fun. This week i am Hopping on to Mom’s Corner and as soon as i saw the post of capsicum rice i was decided on preparing that as i love capsicum. Do hop over her blog as well.

The capsicum rice turned out be very nice and loved the freshly ground masala. I followed the same recipe with only an addition of amchur powder.

Capsicum Rice

Ingredients

Cooked rice – 1 Cup

Capsicum – 2 Small cubed

Masala powder – 2 tbsp

Onion 1 Medium chopped

Coriander Leaves

Curry Leaves

Salt to taste

Amchur Powder 1 Tsp ( My Addition)

Oil 2 tbsp

Masala Powder

Urad Dal – 1 tsp

Channa Dal – 2 Tbsp

Cumin Seeds – 1 tsp

Red Chilies – 7

Black Pepper – 1 tsp

Asafoetida – a pinch

Method.

1. Dry Roast all the ingredients under masala powder on a slow flame till the dals get a light brown color. When cooled grind to a fine powder.

3. Heat Oil in a pan, add curry leaves chopped onions and saute for a min and add capsicum. Let saute for a minute or 2 on a medium flame. The capsicum shouldn’t lose its crunchiness.

4. Add 2 tbsp of the masala powder salt and coriander leaves,  give a nice mix

5. Add rice and amchoor powder and mix nicely.

Serve hot with plain curds or raita.

This is off to Blog Hop Wednesday and do check out entries by other Blog Hoppers

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