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Thursday, March 24, 2011

Capsicum Rice

Cooking Time Required: 15-20 mins
Cost of Preparation: 20-25 rupees

Ingredients: Rice (1 cup), capsicum ( 1 no), onion ( 1 no ), soya sauce ( 1 tsp ),
tomato sauce ( 1 tsp ), chilli flakes ( 1/2 tsp ), ajinomoto (1 pinch), salt, olive oil ( 1 tsp ).

Preparation: Cut the capsicum and onion into small pieces and keep aside.

Cooking: Cook the rice with salt and 2 cups water in a pressure cooker for 1 whistle.

One can also cook rice in a open vessel if one is not pressed for time.

Keep aside and allow to cool down completely.

Heat 1 tsp olive oil in a pan. Add the onion and saute till translucent. Add the
capsicum and fry for 1-2 mins.

Add ajinomoto, soya sauce and tomato sauce. Stir fry for 1 min.

Spread the cooked rice over the onion and capsicum and sprinkle salt and chilli flakes.

Do not stir. Cover with a lid. Switch off the flame after 30 secs.

Note: This is one quick and easy to make lunch box recipe. It tastes good even if it is not so hot.


  1. This is aeasy one pot meal and yummy too..

  2. Delicious ...Absolutely mouthwatering..

  3. Yumm, thats a great looking one pot meal.

  4. yumm, it is a different and flavorful recipe!

  5. yum...loved the combination with capsicum !

  6. I too make this capsicum rice, but of different version. Yummm..

  7. ho wonderful and delicious rice :)

  8. Love quick to make recipes, and this one looks so very inviting!! And whats more its low cal too:-)

  9. very yum yum capsicum rice :)please do stop by my blog dear love to see you there -Following you:)


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