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:

Asha said... Reply To This Comment

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

Mahimaa's kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

super combo.. beans and capsicum. looks tasty.

Indhu said... Reply To This Comment

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

indosungod said... Reply To This Comment

Love one pot dishes. This looks really good.

srikars kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

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

Uma said... Reply To This Comment

looks so yummy! Nice combination of ingredients!

Superchef said... Reply To This Comment

this is a great lunchbox rice!!

Gita's Kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

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

Divya Vikram said... Reply To This Comment

Colorful masala rice. Great for lunch boxes.

Priya Sriram said... Reply To This Comment

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

Dhanya Nambirajan said... Reply To This Comment

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

Sanghi said... Reply To This Comment

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

Ramya Vijaykumar said... Reply To This Comment

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

Mangala Bhat said... Reply To This Comment

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

Cham said... Reply To This Comment

Flavorful and colorful rice Dear!

Ivy said... Reply To This Comment

The rice sounds very flavourful and healthy.

Vibaas said... Reply To This Comment

Easy and yummy priya :)

Poornima Nair said... Reply To This Comment

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

Purnima said... Reply To This Comment

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!)

Purva Desai said... Reply To This Comment

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

Ann said... Reply To This Comment

Simply and yummy rice Priya...

Prathibha said... Reply To This Comment

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

Madhumathi said... Reply To This Comment

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

Sahaja said... Reply To This Comment

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!

rekhas kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

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

DEESHA said... Reply To This Comment

I love such dishes .. very yummy