Bell pepper or Capsicum Pulao

Sivasakthi Murali
Sivasakthi Murali|
Last updated on Jan 10th
A very easy and quick recipe. Colorful Bell pepper rice is well suited for lunchbox for office goers and kids also.
  • Prep Time15Minutes
  • Cooking Time15Minutes
  • Serves2people

Recipe Ingredients

  • Capsicum - 1/2 cup chopped finely (Yellow, Green and Red)
  • Cooked Bamati rice - 1 Cup
  • Cardamom - 1
  • Cloves - 1
  • Cinnamon - 1
  • Star Anise - 1
  • Oil - 1 tsp
  • Ghee - 2 tsp
  • Garlic - 3
  • Whole Pepper - 1/2 tsp
  • Cashews - 5
  • Onion - 1

Recipe Preparation

  1. In a mixer add gralic, onion, cashew and whole pepper and grind it to a fine paste with a little water. Set aside.
  2. Cook Basmati rice with required salt and spices (Cardamom, Cinnamon, Cloves and Star Anise). Cook till its soft and tender with each grain separated.
  3. Heat a pan with oil and ghee, add jeera, let it crackle. Add in the cashew paste.
  4. Saute for a few minutes till the raw smell of garlic and onion leaves. Then add capsicum and saute for 5 more minutes.
  5. Add cooked rice and mix well. Fluff it up and cook for 2-3 minutes until the flavours blend with the rice.
  6. Serve hot.
My Tip: You can even use leftover rice for this recipe