Capsicum Rice Recipe

Capsicum Rice Recipe
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Capsicum rice is generally eaten as a breakfast in all South Indian households. With the number of veggies and capsicum the dish not only becomes exceptionally tasty but a very healthy option. This dish is so filling and satisfying that you avoid eating anything unhealthy.

Capsicum Rice Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 8.6 / 10 (26 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 5 Capsicums (chopped)
  • 1 cup Raw Rice
  • 1/2 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1-1/2 tbsp Dry Grated Coconut
  • 3 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Black Gram
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 2 tsp Bengal Gram
  • Few Curry Leaves
  • 1 tbsp Peanuts
  • 8-9 Cashew nuts
  • 6 Red chilies
  • Salt as per taste
  • Coriander Leaves for garnishing

    For powdered masala
  • 2 Red Chilies
  • 1" piece Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1-1/2 tsp Black gram
  • 2 tsp Coriander seeds
  • 1-1/2 tsp Bengal gram
How to make Capsicum Rice:
  • Take oil in a frying pan and heat it.
  • Fry all the ingredients of the masala till the mixture turns brown.
  • Remove the pan and allow it to cool.Grind to make a fine powder. Keep aside.
  • Cook the rice till it is 3/4 th cooked. Keep aside for cooling.
  • Now pour oil in a frying pan and add mustard seeds, black gram, Bengal gram, red chilies, curry leaves,peanuts and cashew nuts.
  • Fry the mixture till it starts fuming.
  • Add chopped capsicum and fry till it they become tender.
  • On a medium flame add grated coconut.
  • Fry the coconut till it turns light brown.
  • Now add cooked rice, turmeric and salt.
  • Fry the dish for few minutes until the rice becomes hot.
  • Sprinkle powdered masala and pour lemon juice.
  • Mix it properly and garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Capsicum Rice is ready to serve.

Reviews and Ratings:
Durga Priya posted 26/12/2011
Hi, This is priya.The dish is very excellent.and very yummy.thank u for showing this nice dish
Ujwala posted 29/06/2010
Good one! Easy to cook and tastes good!
prithi posted 23/04/2009