Saturday, February 14, 2009

Mexican Rice


Had tried this long time back.... but had gone for a holiday to India... So could not post it... Had a wonderful time as usual in India... Took my daughter there for the first time there... She also enjoyed there a lot... was pampered by everyone.... So I m back with my recipie after a long time...This rice is really very simple, easy and fast to prepare.... I liked it as it was something different and fast to prepare... but still I am wondering why the name Mexican rice was given to this recipe... what mexican touch does it have... anyways it tastes good so as Shakespear said what there in the name... :) here goes the recipe....
Serves 6
Ingredients
3 cups cooked long rice (basmati rice)
1 chopped onion
1 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
1 1/2 cups mixed boiled vegetables 1/2 cup red kidney beans (rajma) (boiled and pressure cook with little salt)
1tbsp oil
salt to taste
To be ground to paste
4 garlic cloves
1/2 inch ginger piece
Method
1. You can take carrot, beans, peas, corn, cauliflower and potatoes as mixed vegetables.
2. Heat the oil and fry the onion for 2 min. Add the ginger garlic paste and fry again.
3. Add chilli powder, red kidney beans, vegetables and fry for further 5 minutes.
4. Add rice and salt and mix well.
5. Serve hot.

10 comments:

Sunshinemom said...

I saw this on HBO long back but they ground jalapeno and tomato sauce. I felt it was more of tomato pulav:), and yours seems like veggie pulav. As long as it is tasty, the name does not matter!
So that explains the absence!

Mahimaa's kitchen said...

oh the rice looks very colorful and yummy.. i like mexican rice..

DEESHA said...

that looks delicious .. I am gonna try this

Navita said...

ur on a rice spree...love the rice!

Usha said...

Glad to hear you had a great trip to India, this mexican rice seems simple and yum ! I have another version of mexican rice on my blog, will try your version the next time!

Sweta said...

Looks yummy-maybe the kidney beans makes it Mexican!!
Hope you had a great trip :-)

Priti said...

As you said it...simple and quick recipe but looks nice..how u doing dear?s

notyet100 said...

Sania must have enjoyed lotz,..how u dng ...??long time,?/

Usha said...

Sounds like you had a great time in India. This rice sounds hearty and delish !

SriLekha said...

wow! it looks so delicious!

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