Monday, March 16, 2009

MEXICAN RICE

I learnt this recipe from my friend Shanthi. When I tried everybody liked it. It's so perfect for lunch box. Kids will like this tomato sauce. So, it will be perfect for Monthly mingle 31 kids lunches hosted by Srivalli started by Meeta.



Ingredients

Rice – 1 cup
Onion – 1 Chopped, 2 sliced
Garlic – 3 cloves crushed
Cabbage – 1 cup shredded
Capsicum – 1 sliced
Tomato – 1 large chopped
Soy Sauce – 2 tsp
Chill Powder – 1 tsp
Ghee – 1 tbsp
Oil – 6 tbsp
Salt to taste


Method

Heat the Ghee in a vessel and fry the chopped onion for a little time.
Add the crushed garlic and fry for 2 minutes.
Add the rice and fry for 2 minutes.Add just enough water to cook the rice, add salt, cover and cook slowly.
In a broad vessel, heat the oil and fry the sliced onions till golden brown in color.
Remove the sliced onions and in the same oil fry the cabbage for 2 minutes or until soft.
Remove the cabbage and in the same oil, fry the capsicum for 1 minute.
To the Capsicum add the tomato, Soy sauce, Chili powder and salt.
Add the fried onions, cabbage and rice and mix well.

Yummy Mexican rice is ready.

This entry takes part in Vegan world - Mexican hosted by Vaishali.

34 comments:

Ann

Looks like having some..your mexican rice looks perfect vidya.

Gita's Kitchen

Yummy looking rice Vidhas! A different rice for me than the regular briyani, yum :)

Poornima Nair

That looks delicious...don't know about kids, but I sure would love it:)

Mahimaa's kitchen

rice looks spicy and colorful... good one vidhas.

Trupti

Vidya, Rice looks very delicious & easy to make

Ashwini

Love mexican rice..It is simple and so flavourful..

Preety

love Mexican rice..specifically i love the flavor of soy sauce in them..

Cham

Very different ur mexican rice! Looks tasty!

Vaishali

Vidhya, The Mexican Rice looks delicious, with all those great flavors. Thanks for sending it in to IAVW Mexican.

Priya

Mexican rice looks yummm!!

Varsha Vipins

yeah..kids will love colors..pop in all those multi colored peppers n theyl be happy..my ..wat all mom's do to feed 'em..:P
Good one Vidhyakka..:)

sowmya

looks yumm..and spicy..

jeyashrisuresh

this i make very often,but in a slightly different way. i add a tsp of tomato sauce and chilli sauce.Will try ur version

n33ma

Different from the type that I make,this looks delicious,I'm sure it was a hit.

aquadaze

I make mine EXACTLY the same way! Except that I add some chicken in it sometime. Yummy isn't it? You are right - kids will love it!

Pooja

Never tried this vidhya..looking spicy and tasty....

Pooja

Never tried this vidhya..looking spicy and tasty....

RAKS KITCHEN

Sounds so good!I will definetly try this one! Bookmarked!

Shama Nagarajan

yummy delicious rice

nandini

vidhya it looks like biriyani..yummy..

rekhas kitchen

wow thats very intresting

SriLekha

its looking yummy vidhas!

Jaishree

This is new to me.. Looks delicious.. will try this .Thanks for sharing:)

Jaishree

This dish is new to me.. Looks yum& delicious.. will try your version.Thanks for sharing:)

Jaishree

This dish is new to me.. Looks yum& delicious.. will try your version.Thanks for sharing:)

Yasmeen

Like all the yummy flavors in the rice:)

AnuSriram

Looks perfect and Inviting! Delicious picture!

Pavithra Kodical

Anything Veggie in Mexican cuisine i love it.This looks delicious.Will surely try this.

vidhas

Thank you all for the lovley comments.

Alka

Nice recipe,will try this out for my kid :-)

vidhas

Thank you Alka.

Premyscakes

Wow rice looks amazing, would like to have some.

Srivalli

Thanks for the lovely entries...rice and poori masala are yummy!

vidhas

Thanks you Premy and Srivalli.

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