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This fast and flavorful dish is a simple , quick and easy-to-make and so tasty to eat.You can follow the same method with other vegetables like Eggplant, Tindora, potato etc.
Rice - 2 cups
Bell peppers - 2 big
Garam masala - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Butter - 1 tsp
Roasted Peanuts to garnish
To be dry roasted and grind to coarse powder:-
Red Chillies -7-8
Mustard Seeds - 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
Coriander Seeds - 1 tbsp
Black Gram Dal - 1 tsp
Peanuts - 2 tbsp
Curry leaves - 10
First cook the rice .Each Grain should be separate.
Dry roast red chillies,mustard seeds,cumin seeds,coriander seeds, black gram dal,peanuts,curry leaves.Fry till the rawness disappears and the flavors come out. Once cool, grind it to a Coarse powder.
In the pan, add oil/ghee /butter and once its hot, add mustard seeds and let them splutter. Add the curry leaves and let the flavor of the curry leaves come out and the leaves turn crisp.
3 Add the sliced capsicums and fry them for 5 minutes. Don’t over cook them, let the capsicums retain their crunchy texture. Add garam masala , above ground powder and salt to taste and mix well.
4 Reduce heat and add the cooked rice and combine with the spice mixture and mix well.
5. Turn off the stove ,add roasted peanuts at the end, mix well and garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
6 Serve hot with any gravy curry of your choice or with just pickle, yogurt and appadam. Makes a complete meal !