Green Capsicum Pulao

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 cups - Basmati rice
  • 1 cup - grated coconut
  • 1 cup - green capsicum pieces
  • 1 - onion (chopped)
  • 2 - whole spices
  • 2 tsp - ginger-garlic paste
  • 2 - green chillies (slit opened)
  • 1 tsp - garam masala powder
  • 5 - curry leaves
  • 2 tbsp - coriander leaves (chopped)
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp - butter or ghee
  • Oil as required

How to Make Green Capsicum Pulao

  • Grind grated coconut with 1 cup lukewarm water and extract coconut milk up to 4 cups.
  • Cook the rice with coconut milk, 1 tbsp of oil and salt and keep aside.
  • Heat oil with 1 tsp of butter or ghee, add the whole spices and fry until brown.
  • Add chopped onion with ginger-garlic paste, stir until the raw smell goes.
  • Add green chillies, garam masala, curry leaves and cook for a while.
  • Add capsicum pieces and stir until tender but crunchy.
  • Add the already cooked coconut flavoured basmati rice to the spiced capsicum pieces, toss it gently and add salt if needed.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
  • Recipe courtesy: Priya Easy N Tasty Recipes