Capsicum Rice


2 cup basmati rice
2 tbsp butter
2 pieces cinnamon
4 cloves
4 cardamom
1 tsp whole pepper
1/4- 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1- 2 tsp chilli powder
1 cup capsicum, chopped into small pieces (2 medium)
3 1/2 cups boiled water


  1. Wash the rice, drain it and keep it aside.
  2. Heat butter in a heavy bottomed pan and add cloves, cardamom and cinnamon and saute well.
  3. Add drained rice and fry for 5-6 minutes in medium flame. Add whole pepper and mix well.
  4. Then add turmeric powder and chilli powder and mix well.
  5. Add boiled water and salt, lower the heat and cook covered for 10 minutes.
  6. Add chopped capsicum and stir well. Cover and cook for another 5 minutes in low flame..Serve hot..


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