Mexican Rice | How to make Mexican Rice

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ByMishtann Basmati Rice
Created on 17th Jul 2017
  • Mexican Rice, How to make Mexican Rice

About Mexican Rice

Cook restaurant style Mexican rice at home. Softly spiced long grain rice with sweetness of corn, peas and carrots.

  • Prep Time10mins
  • Cook Time15mins
  • Serves1People
Mexican Rice

Ingredients to make Mexican Rice

  • Basmati Rice - 200 gms or 1 cup (as per US RATIO).(rinsed twice and soaked for 20 mins).
  • Onions - 1 large one, finely chopped.
  • Sweet corn - 1/4 cup
  • Carrot - 1 small one, diced
  • Peas - 1/4 cup
  • Jalapenos - 3 to 5 nos diced
  • Garlic - 2-3 cloves finely chopped
  • Tomato puree - 1 cup approx - 150 ml
  • Vegetable stock - 2 1/2 cups or 250ml.
  • Cumin - 1tsp
  • Red Chilly powder - 1 tsp
  • Pepper - To taste
  • Salt - to taste
  • Olive oil - 2 tbsp

How to make Mexican Rice

  1. Heat oil in a cooking vessel. Add the chopped garlic, cumin and chopped onions till translucent.
  2. Add the corn, carrots, peas and jalapenos and saute for 2 mins.
  3. Add the red chilly powder, add the soaked and drained Basmati Rice and saute for 2-3 mins.
  4. Add the tomato puree and vegetable stock and the chopped tomatoes.
  5. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Cover and cook the Basmati Rice on high heat for 3-4 mins and than simmer the heat and cook till done
  7. Garnish with chopped cilantro or coriander. Serve hot.

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Tanushree Goela month ago
Amazing..
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