Thursday, April 9, 2009

French Beans N Red-Bellpepper Rice

Tender french beans are always crunchy if they are cooked little bit, they suits prefectly for fried rice or simple rice with spice powders, here is a simple rice dish flavoured with our usual indian spices with red bellpepper n cooked basmati rice...Its a delicious rice tossed with few spice powders like pepper powder, cumin seed powder n garam masala, this masala rice suits very prefect if u r in hurry, tastes awesome even u prepare this rice dish as lunch box menu for kids, both french beans and red bell pepper turns this rice very flavourful n healthy...Crunchy french green beans and flavourful,colourful red bellpepper makes this dish more appetizing..u can also prepare this delicious masala rice with both green n red bell peppers too..but i prepared simply with french beans which i bought this weekend from farmer's market..


2cups Basmati Rice (cooked)
1/2cup French beans (chopped)
1/2cup Red bellpepper (chopped)
1no Onion
2nos Whole spices(bayleaves, cloves, cinnamon stick)
1/2tsp Garam masala powder
1/2tsp Cumin seed powder
1/2tsp Pepper powder
5nos Curry leaves
Oil
Salt

Heat the oil in a pan, add the whole spices n let them fry..add immediately the chopped onion with 1/4tsp of salt n stir until the onions turns trasnculent, add now the chopped french beans with pepper powder, garam masala powder, cumin seed powder and curry leaves also with enough salt..stir fry for few minutes or until the oil get separates, add now the chopped red bellpepper pieces n stir just for 2 minutes, redbellpepper pieces should be crunchy..Add the cooked rice to the veggies, toss gently until the rice get well mixed with spices n veggies..

Serve hot with papads..

26 comments:

  1. Rice looks yum, I love those colorful bell peppers. Too cute to eat sometimes! :D

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  2. super combo.. beans and capsicum. looks tasty.

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  3. delicious rice... I love the crunchy texture of bell peppers :)

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  4. Love one pot dishes. This looks really good.

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  5. Rice looks delicious.. today i made capsicum rice.. i will try to ur method next time..

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  6. looks so yummy! Nice combination of ingredients!

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  7. this is a great lunchbox rice!!

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  8. I used to make green bellpepper rice, this French beans and red bellpepper rice sounds very interesting Priya, great for lunch box menus :)

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  9. Colorful masala rice. Great for lunch boxes.

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  10. Oh, looks so inviting Priya! :) I wanna try capsicum!

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  11. Rice looks delicious. Nice combination of red bell pepper and beans. looks very colorful.

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  12. Wow, what a delicious rice.. Will surely try out priya.! Excellent entry for the event dear!

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  13. Yummy and a nice combo... Seems easy to cook too...

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  14. wow ! nice ..i love that bell pepper ..it looks soo yummy :)

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  15. Flavorful and colorful rice Dear!

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  16. The rice sounds very flavourful and healthy.

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  17. Thats a wonderful dish....great colors...looks delicious.

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  18. Lovely recipe..beans n capsi..both crunchy n tasteful! (Hey Maya did tell me about FIC via mail, but missed out on it..wd surely participate in ur next event!)

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  19. It looks inviting....simply love the vibrant colour of the rice

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  20. Simply and yummy rice Priya...

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  21. Rice looks really tempting with the red peppers especially...

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  22. Delicious rice with bell pepper n french beans.Nice presentation :)

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  23. Lovelyyyy ...and incidentally, i have bell peppers at home and was abt to search for a recipe to cook something different...and this is soo nice :)
    Thanks for the entry!

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  24. wow wow you have already done for the event fried rice looks so delicious

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  25. I love such dishes .. very yummy

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