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Capsicum rice
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Capsicum rice

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Time to cook

30 minutes

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Difficulty

Easy

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Serves

2

A bowl of extremely simple and tasty rice and capsicum pulao recipe loaded with flavor and taste.

A bowl of extremely simple and tasty rice and capsicum pulao recipe loaded with flavor and taste.

Ingredients

Vegetable Oil

1.5 tsp

Fresh Garlic

3 clove

Fresh Ginger

2 inch

Coriander Seeds

0.75 tsp

Cumin Seeds

1 pinch

Black Pepper Powder

0.5 tsp

Cinnamon

0.5 inch

Cardamom

2 pod

Cloves

3 Clove

Dried Red Chili Pepper

3 chilli

Fresh Coconut

1.5 tbsp

Water

0.25 cup

Pure Cow Ghee

1.25 tbsp

Cumin Seeds

0.25 tsp

Cinnamon

0.25 tsp

Bay Leaf

0.5 leaf

Curry Leaves

1 handful

Asafoetida

1 pinch

Onion Raw

1 small

Tomatoes

1 small

Mint Leaves

2 tbsp

Potatoes

1.5 medium

Capsicum

1 small

Peas

1.5 tbsp

Turmeric

0.125 tsp

Salt

0.75 tsp

Curd

1.5 tbsp

Sona Masuri Rice

1 cup

Water

0.25 cup

Lemon Juice

0.25 Lemon

Coriander Leaves

1.5 tbsp

Step-by-step instructions to cook

Prep

1

For the masala paste - Roast garlic, ginger, coriander seeds, cumin, pepper, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, dried red chilies, and coconut in oil until golden.

2

Grind the roasted ingredients into a smooth paste by adding water.

3

Finely chop onions, tomatoes, potatoes, capsicum, and mint leaves.

4

Wash and soak sona masuri rice before cooking.

Cooking

1

Heat ghee in a large cooker and add cumin seeds (jeera), cinnamon, bay leaf, curry leaves, and a pinch of asafoetida (hing). Saute until aromatic.

2

Add onion and saute until slightly softened.

3

Stir in tomato and mint; cook until the tomatoes are soft.

4

Add potatoes, capsicum, peas, turmeric, and salt. Saute briefly.

5

Mix in the prepared masala paste and curd and saute until the oil separates.

6

Add water, sona masuri rice, lemon, and coriander leaves. Stir well.

7

Bring to a boil, cover, and pressure cook for 2 whistles. Allow the cooker to release pressure naturally before opening the lid.

8

Open the cooker and fluff the rice using a work. Serve hot.

Nutrition information

(per serving)

Carbs

Carbs

17.3

Proteins

Proteins

2.2

Fats

Fats

2.8

Fiber

Fiber

5.3

101

kcal

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