Broccoli & Pepper Rice Recipe
Broccoli & Pepper Rice Recipe is a simple healthy and nutritious rice recipe that is has roasted Raisins and Cashewnuts making it delicious. Since rice is a constant staple in the Indian diet, adding in different types of vegetables gives it a flavour, crunchiness and ups the health quotient like no other dish does. Serve Broccoli & Pepper Rice Recipe along with a gravy dish of your choice.
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- 1 Basmati rice
- 1/2 cup Broccoli , finely chopped
- 1 Green Bell Pepper (Capsicum) , finely chopped
- 1 Red Bell pepper (Capsicum) , finely chopped
- 1 Onion , finely chopped
- 2 Green Chillies , finely chopped
- 3 cloves Garlic , finely chopped
- 2 tablespoons Lemon juice
- Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , small bunch, finely chopped
- 2 teaspoon Black pepper powder
- Salt , to taste
- 1 tablespoon Cooking oil
How to make Broccoli & Pepper Rice Recipe
To begin making the Broccoli and Bell Pepper Rice recipe, we will first cook the rice. If you already have the rice cooked, then you can skip this step.
Next, in a heavy bottom pan, cook the rice along with 2 cups of water, some salt, a teaspoon of oil and lemon juice. Cook until all the water in absorbed and the rice is cooked and separated. Keep it a covered side and allow it to cool.
Now, heat about 2 teaspoons of oil in a wok. Add in the onions, chilies, garlic and bell peppers and sauté them well until softened. Keep the pan covered so that the bell peppers get softened and cooked.
Once done, add in the broccoli and sauté them together with the onion mixture until lightly softened.
Finally, add the cooked rice, black pepper powder, salt to taste and coriander leaves. Stir all the ingredients together until well combined. Check the salt and spice levels and adjust to suit your taste. Turn off the heat and serve the rice warm.
Serve the delicious Broccoli and Bell Pepper Rice with raita or your favorite gravy dish for a weeknight dinner.