Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Potato Bell Pepper Rice

Raw Rice - 1 cup
Potato - 2 medium
Green Bell Pepper - 1 medium
Carrot - 1/4 cup chopped
Spring onion - 2 tbsp chopped
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Sambar powder - 1.5 tsp
Garam masala powder - 1 tsp(optional)
Slit green chili - 1
Oil - 4 tbsp
Jeera - 1 tsp

Cook rice in 2 3/4 cups of water and set aside.
Heat oil in a pan. Add jeera. When they crackle, add chopped potatoes and green chili. Sprinkle salt and saute till potatoes are partially cooked.
Add chopped carrot, bell pepper, turmeric powder, sambar powder, garam masala powder and some salt. Saute till the veggies are cooked.
Gently toss rice with the veggies without mashing the rice. Add salt if needed. Garnish with spring onion.
Serve with raitha or chips.

Tip of the day: Brown sugar will not harden if stored in the freezer.

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