Capsicum Rice

This is one dish that has been in my drafts for a long time. I’ve got this recipe from Sailu’s Kitchen. Since this has become a hit in my family, I prepared this dish when I recently went to my parents’ house. Everybody liked the dish. Thanks to Sailaja garu for this wonderful dish.


Rice: 2 cups

Capsicum: 1 cup thinly sliced pieces

Roasted Peanuts: 1 tablespoon (Optional)

Mustard Seeds: 1 teaspoon

Oil: 1 tablespoon

Salt: as per taste

For Masala Powder

Ghee: 1 teaspoon

Roasted Peanuts: 2 tablespoons

Curry Leaves: 1 twig

Dry Red chillis: 4; adjust as per taste

Coriander Seeds: 1 tablespoon

Cumin Seeds: 1/2 teaspoon

Cinnamon Stick: 1” stick

Urad Dal: 1 teaspoon


1. Cook rice in 4 cups of water. Remove from heat, spread and cool on a wide plate.

2. Roast all the ingredients under For Masala Powder section. Once cool, grind and make a fine powder.

3. In the same wok, heat oil. Once hot, add mustard seeds and let them splutter.

4. Add sliced capsicum and fry for 3 minutes. Add salt, roasted peanuts, cooked rice and combine well.

5. Sprinkle ground masala powder over the rice and combine well. Remove from heat and serve hot with any curry of your choice.


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