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.

16 comments:

Nivedhanams Sowmya said...

Elegant and Simple!!!

Sowmya

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Prathima Rao said...

Simply delicious!!!
Prathima Rao
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Priti S 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.

Devi said...

Oh such a nice flavorful rice!

Shama Nagarajan said...

delicious..Join me in Fast Food event-Pasta and Know your Sweetness -Honey event in my blog

Priya R said...

lovely to know a mixican dish, thanks for sharing

Priya

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divya said...

yummy and delicious rice..

divya said...

yummy and delicious rice..

Simple Living said...

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

Latha said...

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

PT said...

yummy and delicious..

Sagarika's Kitchen said...

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

Archana said...

sounds yum.