Burnt Garlic – Capsicum Rice


1 cup basmati rice
1 1/2 tbsp garlic, crushed
1 large onion, finely chopped
2 tbsp celery, finely chopped
2 tbsp spring onion, finely chopped
1/4 cup green capsicum, finely chopped
1/4 cup orange capsicum, finely chopped
1/4 cup red capsicum, finely chopped
1/4 cup yellow capsicum, finely chopped
salt to taste
2-3 tbsp butter


  1. Wash the rice and cook in a deep pan adding enough water and salt till done. Drain the water and keep it aside.
  2. Heat butter in a pan and add crushed garlic and saute it till lightly brown.
  3. Add chopped onion, spring onion and celery and saute  for 2-3 minutes on medium flame.
  4. Then add chopped capsicums and saute for 1-2 minutes.  Don’t overcook the capsicums.
  5. Add cooked rice and enough salt to this and mix / toss well for 2 minutes.
  6. Remove from flame and serve hot with any spicy veg or non-veg curry….


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