Mexican Rice By anumt


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1.can garnish with cubed tomatoes too.

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Mexican Rice By anumt recipe - How to make Mexican Rice By anumt

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  1. Slightly fry the rice till it turns light brown in 1 tbsp of olive oil. cool it.
  2. Add half of the reqd amount of salt and 1/4 tsp black jeera to the rice and pressure cook for 3 whistles by adding reqd quantity of water.
  3. Cut onions, capsicum, green chillies (slices)
  4. Finely chop the spring onions
  5. Heat remaining oil in a large think bottom pan
  6. Add cloves, cinammon, 1/4 black jeera, kalonji, bayleaves and marjoram, as they start sputtering add onions, capsicum and green chillies, half of spring onions & fry for 2 mins.
  7. Add the ground paste of red chillies and garlic and fry till the aroma arises(keep stiring as the paste may get burned)
  8. Now add the cooked rice, remaining salt and mix well.
  9. Close and keep it on a low flame for 5 mins.
  10. Garnish with remaining spring onions and serve hot with curd or any other side dish.

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This recipe was contributed by Anupama Murali on 20 May 2005

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