Capsicum Rice
Capsicum Rice

Capsicum rice is an awesome and healthy receipe. It is very easy to prepare. In this recipes, carrots are also added, so the combination of carrot & capsicum give a nice colour to complete dish. You can follow the same method with the combination of your choice of vegetables. It can be served with any curry or raita.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Serves: 2


Capsicum Rice Ingredients
Capsicum Rice Ingredients
  • Boiled rice: 1 cup
  • Capsicum: 1 cup (chopped lengthwise)
  • Carrot: 1/4 cup (grated)
  • Ginger: 1 tsp (chopped)
  • Garlic: 1 tsp (chopped)
  • Cumin seeds: 1 tsp
  • Pepper powder: 1 tsp
  • Chilli Powder: 1 tsp(or as required)
  • Tomato ketchup: 2 tsps
  • Curry leaves: 8-10
  • Coriander powder: 1 tsp
  • Oil: 2-3 tsps
  • Salt: to taste.


1. In a pan heat the oil, when the oil is hot add cumin seeds, curry leaves, chopped ginger and garlic.

2. Saute them for a while and to it add grated carrot and fry for a minute and then add chopped capsicum.

3. Saute the capsicum till it become little tender.

Capsicum Rice Frying
Capsicum Rice Frying

4. Then add boiled rice and mix well.

5. To this add salt, chilli powder, coriander powder, pepper powder, ketchup and mix well.

Capsicum Rice Cooking
Cooking Capsicum Rice

6. Now cook for another 3-4 minutes, until all the raw spices are cooked.

7. Serve hot with any curry or raita.

Capsicum Rice
Capsicum Rice is ready to serve

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  1. I prepared this Capsicum Rice today, it was very spicy and my family loved it. Tx for sharing.

    I was wondering if we can use Basmati rice in this recipe? How would it taste?

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