Capsicum Pulao
Capsicum pulao is a good one pot meal. Serve with any raita or chips. It is good for lunch box menu. I used red, green and yellow capsicum. Let us see the recipe.
Capsicum Pulao

Capsicum Pulao Ingredients:
Basmati rice - 1 cup
Onion - 1
Capsicum         - 1 cup (all colors)
Ginger - 1 inch
Garlic cloves - 4
Green chilli - 1
Garam masala - ½ tsp
Chilli powder - ½ tsp
Oil        - 3 tbl sp
Cumin seed - 1 tsp
Bay leaf - 1
Cinnamon         - 1 inch
Cloves - 1
Ghee - 2 tsp
Capsicum Pulao Method:
Soak rice 10 to 15 minutes. Heat ghee in the pressure cooker and add cinnamon, clove and rice and stir for a few seconds then add water 2 cups and salt and pressure cook.
Capsicum Pulao

 Chop onion, green, yellow, red capsicum, ginger and green chilli finely. Mince the garlic. Heat oil in the frying pan add cumin and bay leaf. When they crackle add onion, minced garlic, green chilli and ginger one by one and saute till the onion become transparent.
Capsicum Pulao

 Add green, yellow, red capsicum and stir. (Don’t over cook the capsicum) Add red chilli powder, garam masala and salt (Salt for only vegetables, we can add the salt for rice at the beginning.)
Capsicum Pulao

Stir well till the raw smell goes. Finally add the cooked rice and mix it well. Close the pan with a lid and cook for five minutes.
Capsicum Pulao

Serve hot with any raita. I served with cauliflower manchurian.

Capsicum Pulao


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