Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Capsicum Fried Rice

My Daughter loves to see the color capsicums at shops and always like to pick some... This week when went to get veggies, she wanted to get the capsicums of all colors and started picking it by herself... I didn't stop her as the veggies were so fresh and it can make a colorful meal for lunch box again :)
















Ingredients:
Cooked Bamati rice - 2 cups
Capsicum cubes(any color of your choice) - 1-1/2 cups
Onion - 1 small (sliced)
Green Chilies - 2
ginger garlic paste -1 tea spoon
fennel seeds - 1/4 tea spoon
cinnamon stick - 1 small piece
clove - 2
bay leaf -1 small
salt - as per taste
 Oil - 3-4 tea spoon
Chopped coriander leaves to garnish (optional)



Preparation:
1. Cook Basmati rice and keep aside
2.Heat 2 tea spoons of oil and add, fennel seeds, cinnamon stick, clove, bay leaf and give a quick stir.
3. Then Add the sliced onions, green chilies and saute until the onions turn transparent.
4. Add ginger garlic paste and saute until the raw smell leaves. Do not burn it, add oil if required
5. Add the cubed capsicums to it and give a stir for 2-3 minutes. close the pan with lid for a minute in lower flame.
6. Capsicums get cooked quickly, then add the cooked rice and required amount of salt to it and mix well
7. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with raitha or your favorite side dish






This suits for Lunch box, parties and get together... So simple to make and delicious in taste...  worth a try :)



Sending to the events:

Black and white wednesdays hosted by Deepali , administrated by Cindy and organized by Susan

Pari's 'Only' event hosted by Priya














WTML hosted by Gayathri











FR event hosted by Tanushree and Organized by Swathi