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Capsicum Rice

Capsicum Rice is simple, quick & easy to make lunch box recipe which you can prepare in few minutes. The ingredients used are very simple and are regularly available. Capsicum rice is mildly spiced and makes perfect for lunch box.

  1. Capsicum/Bell Pepper – 1, finely chopped
  2. Onion – 1, finely chopped
  3. Green Chilli – 2, slit
  4. Cumin Seeds – 1/2 tsp
  5. Oil – 1.5 tbsp
  6. Cooked Rice – 2 Cups
  7. Curry Leaves – 1 Sprig
  8. Mustard Seeds – 1/2 tsp
  9. Green Chilli Sauce – 2 tsp
  10. Lemon Juice- 1 tsp
  11. Salt to Taste
Capsicum Rice How to Prepare:
  • In a pan add oil and let it heat.  When the oil is hot splutter cumin, mustards seeds & curry leaves.
  • To this add the chopped onion and sauté till transparent.  While on medium fire, sauté slit green chillies and capsicum for about 1-2 minutes.
  • When the capsicum turn soft, add the cooked rice, salt & chilli sauce. Keep the flame on high and mix well to combine.
  • Check for the seasoning and add lemon juice. Toss and remove from fire.
  • Serve hot.
Capsicum Rice Notes:
  • You can use leftover rice or freshly cooked rice. If you are using freshly cooked rice, ensure that you don’t overcook the rice. Spread the cooked rice on a flat plate to cool down. By doing this the rice will not be sticky.
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