• Capsicum Corn Rice

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    Capsicum Corn Rice
    Prep: 15 min Cook: 15 min Servings: 2
    by Foodybuddy
    5 recipes
    This rice is a combination of corn and capsicum, both are delicious vegetables , rich in nutrients like vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber. This flavorful rice is a one pot meal , great to pack for lunch box. Good accompanient for this rice is raita or appalam or potato chips.


    • Ingredients
    • 2/3 Cup of Cooked Rice
    • 2 Green Capsicum or Bell Pepper
    • 1/2 Cup of Corn, Frozen
    • 1 Large Onion, Finely chopped
    • 2 Medium Size Tomatoes, Finely chopped
    • 1 Green Chilly , Finely chopped
    • 1 Tsp of Ginger - Garlic Paste
    • 1/2 Tsp of Turmeric Powder
    • 2 Tsp of Sambhar Powder
    • 1 Tsp of Garam Masala Powder
    • 2 Tbsp of Chopped Cilantro / Coriander Leaves
    • 2-3 Tsp of Oil / Ghee
    • Salt as needed
    • To Temper
    • 2-3 Tsp of Oil / Ghee
    • 1 Tsp of Mustard
    • 1 Tsp of Urad Dal
    • Few Sprig of Curry leaves


    1. Method
    2. Wash and soak rice in water for 30 mins. Drain the water completely. In a pressure cooker, cook the rice by adding 2 Cups of water for 3 whistles. Once it done, switch off the stove.
    3. Heat a pan with oil, add mustard seeds, urad dal and curry leaves, after they sizzle, add chopped onion, green chilly and salt, fry for 2 mins until it turns golden brown.
    4. Add ginger garlic paste, saute this for a min until raw smell vanishes.
    5. In a medium flame, add turmeric powder, sambhar powder and garam masala, saute this for another 1 min.
    6. Add chopped tomatoes, saute well with masala until oil separates.
    7. Add chopped green capsicum and frozen corn, saute well with the masala, just sprinkle little water and cover the pan and cook it for 2-3 mins. Don't overcook the vegetables as it loses the nutrients.
    8. Check the salt and switch off the stove.
    9. Gently mix the veggie and the boiled rice. You can add some little butter or ghee at this stage, gives a nice flavor.
    10. Finally garnish it with chopped cilantro.
    11. Hot capsicum corn rice is ready.

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