Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Capsicum Rice

Ingredients :

Cooked rice : 2 cups
Capsicum : 1 of each color
Lemon juice : 1 tbsp
Turmeric powder : 1/2 tsp

For tempering:
Oil or ghee : 2 tbsp
mustard seeds : 1/2 tsp
Urad dal : 1/2 tsp
Chana dal : 1 tsp
Red chillies : 2 to 3
Roasted peanut s :  2 tbsp
A few curry leaves

For masala powder:
Red chillies : 3
Cinnamon : 1 inch
Coriander seeds : 1 tbsp
Cumin seeds : 1tsp
Urad dal : 1/2 tsp
Chana dal : 1/2 tsp

Procedure :

1. Fry the ingredients for masala powder in 1 tsp oil until golden brown. Cool,grind to a powder, and set aside.
2. Heat the oil in a pan and add all the ingredients for seasoning. Fry until the dals turn golden brown.
3. Add the capsicum, some salt, and turmeric powder. Reduce heat and cook until the capsicum turns soft.
4. Add the cooked rice to this and mix well. Heat through.
5. Finally add the masala powder and lemon juice. Check for salt and add more if required.