Capsicum Masala Rice

Capsicum Masala rice is very rich in flavour, colourful and very tasty rice variety. The flavour of Capsicum along with the crunchyness  of peanuts makes this rice loveable by all the age groups. Capsicum, has many health benefits too. Capsicum is used to treat upset stomach, diarrhea, high cholesterol and preventing heart disease. 

Because of its medicinal benefits, we should try to include this in our day to day cooking. Capsicum is a scrumptious veg with which we can do many dishes like capsicum masala curry, capsicum sambar etc. Capsicum Masala rice is one of the rich and yummy rice variety which can be served with any stir-fried vegetable or with any raitha or simply with a pappad.

Preparation time10 mins
Cooking Time20 mins

Capsicum Masala Rice
Capsicum Masala Rice

Cooked Rice2 Cups
Turmeric Powder1/4 teaspoon
SaltTo Taste

For Grinding:
Peanuts1 teaspoon
Urid Dal1 teaspoon
Coriander Seeds1 teaspoon
Red Chilli1
Pepper1 teaspoon
Cinnamon Stick1 inch piece

For Seasoning:
Ghee1 tablespoon
Mustard Seeds1 teaspoon
Red Chilli1
Peanuts1 teaspoon

Capsicum Masala Rice
Capsicum Masala Rice

  1. Heat a pan and add all the grinding ingredients and dry roast it till the dal turns golden brown color. Add all the roasted ingredients to the mixer and allow them to cool off

  2. Grind all the roasted ingredients to a smooth powder. Heat 1 teaspoon of ghee and add finely sliced onions along with a pinch of salt

  3. Saute the onions till they turn transparent and become golden brown color. Take this in a separate plate as this is only for garnishing. Heat a teaspoon of ghee and add thinly sliced capsicum and in a medium flame saute the capsicum along with turmeric powder and little salt

  4. The capsicum should be just cooked so that it is still crispy but cooked. It should not be over cooked and mushy. Take the cooked capsicum aside. Heat remaining ghee in the pan and add mustard seeds. When the mustard seeds starts to sputter, add broken red chilli and saute it for a second

  5. Add peanuts to the pan and roast it till they turn golden brown color. Then add the cooked capsicum and toss them

  6. Next, add the ground masala powder and toss them all so that the masala and the capsicum are mixed nicely

  7. Add the cooked and cooled fluffy rice and gently mix them well. Adjust the salt and finally garnish with sauted onions

  8. The yummy and tasty Capsicum Masala Rice is now ready to serve
  9. Capsicum Masala Rice
    Capsicum Masala Rice

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I tried it. Really awesome! Thanks for the recipe aunty.

Ur detailed step by step guidance was so helpful.... Thank you Aunty. .

Tried it n came out very well! Thanks for the recipe

Got great compliment for making this. Thanks!

This is an amazing recipe. Was a huge success when I made it yesterday. Thanks!

Tried it came out well thnk u....

Aunty.. Tried out and it came great. Very yummy and tasty.. Thanks die posting



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