Thursday, March 08, 2012

Mexican Rice


Wishing everyone a very happy and safe holi ,also a very happy international women's day ,hope you all have a colourful life .To celeberate this holi i made mexican rice and bread halwa , i tried both the dishes for the first time and this rice  recipe i noted down while i was going through the bangalore times newspaper and the bread halwa recipe is taken from Sailu's blog.Both the dishes were quite interesting and easy to cook,i hardly took any time for dishing them out.The lovely aroma while making this rice makes u nostalgic and the flavour is just mind blowing.



approx for 3-4 ppl
ingredients :
11/2 cups rice ( washed & soaked )
1 big red bell pepper,cubed
2 tomatoes,cubed
1 small onion,sliced
5-6 cloves of garlic
4-5 dry whole red chillies
1 small carrot peeled,shredded
salt to taste
2 tbsps olive oil
method :
Heat 1 tbsp of oil ,add garlic,dry red chillies ,bell pepper  and tomatoes.Saute them on high till slightly charred.When cooled down grind them into a paste.Heat rest of the remaining oil ,fry onions ,add rice and ground paste and fry for few seconds,add carrots,salt and water.Cook rice till done or you can pressure cook the rice.Serve hot with raita or some veggies.


10 comments:

  1. Very colorful and vibrant looking rice.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  2. Oh, this recipe is so much easier than the one I have - my paella recipe goes on for one page! I will definitely try this for a faster approach.

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  3. very delicious one..looks yumm

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