Thursday, September 6, 2012

Mexican Fried Rice

This Mexican fried rice is a simple and delicious rice. The taste is different from Vegetable Fried Rice. Red chilly powder and tomato gives a nice colour and flavour to the rice. 

Ingredients :

1. Basmati rice or Any long grain Variety - 1 Cup (Soak for 15 minutes and set to drain)
2. Onion - 1 Medium Sized (Chopped)
3. Garlic - 6 Cloves (Crushed)
4. Turmeric powder - 1 Pinch
5. Capsicum - 1/4 Cup (Finely Chopped)
6. Tomato - 1 (Finely Chopped)
7. Mixed Vegetables - 1/2 Cup (Finely Chopped)
8. Chilly powder - 1 tsp or Adjust to your taste
9. Pepper Powder - 1/4 tsp (Optional)
10. Tomato Ketchup - 1 tsp
11. Oil - 1 tbs
12. Salt - Needed Qty

Procedure :

1. Heat a pan. Add washed rice. Fry till it turns to light brown.

2. Cook rice with enough water. Let it cool.

3. In a pan, add oil. Add onion and chopped vegetables. Fry till onion turns to golden brown.

4. Add tomato, turmeric powder, chilly powder, pepper powder and salt. Saute for few minutes.

5. Add ketchup and mix the ingredients well.

6. Add rice and mix well. Medium the stove.

7. Cook for few minutes.

8. Serve hot.


Unknown said...

Elegant and Simple!!!


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Prathima Rao said...

Simply delicious!!!
Prathima Rao
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Indian Khana said...

yum ...looks delish

Sanoli Ghosh said...

lovely colour of Mexican rice. Actually they prepared it with brown rice, which is very sticy one. But your presentation is great Nithu.

Valarmathi Sanjeev said...

Yummy and flavourful rice recipe..looks tempting and yummy.

kitchen queen said...

very delicious tempting and colourful rice. I am hungry looking at it.

Perspectivemedley said...

Oh such a nice flavorful rice!

Unknown said...

lovely to know a mixican dish, thanks for sharing


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divya said...

yummy and delicious rice..

divya said...

yummy and delicious rice..

Annie's Journal said...

I must try this recipe for lunch today. Thanks for sharing:)

Latha said...

Simple and yummy....thanks for linking Nithu!

Sagarika's Kitchen said...

Wow!!! such a colourful rice..
Yummy n delicious recipe.:))

Archana said...

sounds yum.