Cheesy Pepper Rice Video by Tarla Dalal

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This rice is so easy and quick to make. . . It is for all my jain fans who can enjoy this rice dish made with bellpeppers, cheese and spices. Worth a try !


Recipe Description for Cheesy Pepper Rice ( Jain International Recipe)

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Makes 4 servings
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For The Rice
3 tbsp oil
1 1/2 cups uncooked rice (chawal)
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
4 whole dry kashmiri red chillies
2 tbsp oil
1/2 cup thinly sliced capsicum(red, green, yellow)
salt to taste
2 tbsp grated processed cheese

For The Garnish
2 tbsp grated processed cheese


For the rice

  1. Wash and soak the rice for 30 minutes and drain well.
  2. Heat the oil in a kadhai, add the rice and sauté on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Add 3 cups of hot water and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 8 to 10 minutes or till the rice is cooked, while stirring occasionally. Drain out any excess water if remaining.

How to proceed

  1. Roast the red chillies in a non-stick pan for a few minutes. Remove from the frying pan and pound in a mortar-pestle (khalbatta) to a coarse powder.
  2. Heat the oil in a kadhai, add the capsicum and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Add the prepared red chilli powder and sauté for 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Add the cooked rice and mix well.
  5. Add the salt, mix well and cook for 1 minute.
  6. Add the cheese, mix well and cook for 1 more minute.
  7. Serve immediately garnished with cheese.
RECIPE SOURCE : Jain InternationalBuy this cookbook

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