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pepper-Onion rice Recipe

pepper-Onion rice is a popular Indian Main
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Family Friendly Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 2
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  • 1 cup - Basmati rice.
  • 1 - green/ Red/Yellow/Orange pepper, medium, cut into thin long pieces.
  • 1 - Onion, medium, cut into thin long slices.
  • 1 tsp - Cumin seeds (jeera).
  • 1 tbsp - Cooking oil (can be vegetable/canola/ even Olive oil).
  • 1/2 - 3/4 tsp - chilli powder.
  • Salt to taste.
  • How to Make pepper-Onion rice:

    1. Wash the rice well and boil it with two cups of water. Reduce heat to medium / low flame and cover and cook until done (about 10 minutes).
    2. Then, heat the oil in a heavy-bottomed wok and crackle the cumin seeds and then add onions and fry until it becomes transparent.
    3. Add pepper and fry another 2-4 minutes on high heat.
    4. Add salt just enough for the vegetables and mix well.
    5. Add the cooked (separated) rice to the vegetables and mix well.
    6. Add chilli powder and salt to taste and mix well.
    7. Can also add about half a cup of cooked sweet corn or pomegranate seeds finally to make the rice look colourful.


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