Monday, March 9, 2009

Tangy Mexican Rice


Ingredients

2 cups Basmati rice

1/2 cup sliced onion

3 cloves crushed garlic

1 tsp chopped ginger

1/4 tsp turmeric powder

1/4 cup capsicum sliced

1/4 cup tomato puree

2 tbsp finely chopped coriander leaves

1 cup mixed boiled vegetables(carrot,french beans) chopped

1 tsp chilli powder

1 tsp tomato sauce

3 tbsp oil

Salt to taste

Method

  • Wash and soak basmati rice for 30 minutes
  • Then boil the basmati rice in 4 cups of water till 3/4 th done and then drain it and keep aside
  • Heat oil and fry onions until golden brown in colour.remove and keep aside
  • In the same oil fry capsicum for a minute and then add garlic,ginger and fry for a couple of minutes
  • Add turmeric powder and fry again for few seconds
  • Add tomato puree and fry till the oil oozes out
  • Add vegetables,chilli powder,tomato sauce,coriander leaves salt and cook for 2-3 minutes
  • Add fried onion ,basmati rice and mix well,close the lid and cook for 5-10 minutes on a low flame and then serve hot