Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Black-eyed Peas,Carrot & Capsicum Rice

Black-eyed peas have became a part of my cooking as everyone at home love this excellent protein rich beans. This is the first time, am preparing a rice dish with this ultimate beans. Trust me this beans are seriously versatile and you can dish many incredible dishes with this fantastic beans. If you have cooked black-eyed peas in your fridge, then trust me, today's rice dish will gets ready very quickly than you can imagine. A prefect lunch box friendly rice dish to pack in anyone's lunch box. Though i have added black-eyed peas, you can prepare this same rice with any sort of beans. Flavored simply with garam masala,pav bhaji powder, cumin and pepper powder, this incredible healthy rice is definitely an easy breezy dish. Since i used grated carrots and cubed capsicums,just saute the vegetables, black-eyed peas with spices before adding the rice, thats it your rice gets ready to enjoy with your favourite side dish.

Black-eyed peas Carrot & Capsicum Rice

This protein rich carrot and capsicum rice goes to this month's blogging marathon. You might have noticed that am running this month's blogging marathon with 'Protein rich dish' as theme. I always have cooked or already soaked beans in my freezer,so that i can add this nutritious legumes in my cooking quite often whenever i feel like having them. Coming to this rice, prepared with my kids favourite vegetables and black-eyed peas, needless to say that this rice tastes fabulous with fryums or hard boiled eggs. Pack this nutritious rice to your loved ones, let them enjoy the goodness of the black-eyed peas.

Lobia, Carrot & Bellpepper Rice

3cups Cooked rice
1cup Grated carrots
1no Green Bell pepper (chopped as small cubes)
3/4cup Cooked Black-eyed peas
1no Onion (chopped)
1tsp Cumin seeds
3nos Green chillies (slit opened)
1tsp Garam masala powder
1/2tsp Cumin powder
1/2tsp Pepper powder
1/2tsp Pav bhaji masala powder
Few curry leaves

Heat enough oil in a heavy bottomed pan, fry the cumin seeds, slit opened green chillies and curry leaves.

Add immediately the chopped onions, cook until the onions turns transculent.

Add the cooked black-eyed peas,cook for few minutes.

Now add the grated carrot,cubed green bellpepper with garam masala powder, cumin powder,pepper powder, pav bhaji masala powder and salt, cook everything in simmer until the veggies gets well cooked.

Vegan Black-eyed peas, Carrot Rice, Carrot & Capsicum Lobia rice

Add now the already cooked rice to the cooking veggies, toss everything gently until the rice gets well coated with the masala.

Put off the stove and serve with your favourite side dish.

Check out the Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing BM# 80


Sharmila kingsly said... Reply To This Comment

Perfect lunch box dish !! Lovely pics there..

vaishali sabnani said... Reply To This Comment

I love the combo of the veggies and black eyed peas, its very innovative.Perfect protein rich , healthy and one pot meal.excellent pick for the theme.

Srividhya said... Reply To This Comment

Priya, I love this rice and I have already saved your IG post. Will definetly try it after navratri.

cookingwithsapana said... Reply To This Comment

This rice is perfect to pack in lunch boxes. Live the black eyed peas in it.

Gayathri Kumar said... Reply To This Comment

Love this colourful pulao. This is a perfect lunch box treat for kids..

Srivalli said... Reply To This Comment

That bowl surely looks like one power packed bowl of goodness Priya, very good combination of beans and veggies!

Achal said... Reply To This Comment

Wonderful! Simple yet delicious. Thanks so much xD

Sowmya :) said... Reply To This Comment

This looks like a perfect one pot meal - tasty, easy and wholesome. Lovely way to get my kid to eat healthy. Yum

Archana said... Reply To This Comment

Awesome combo one protein packed lunch coming up.

Mayuri Patel said... Reply To This Comment

Another wholesome one pot meal from you Priya. Love the combination of the beans and veggies. I love black eyed beans.

Unknown said... Reply To This Comment

perfect one pot meal - sounds easy too.