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Jun 19, 2011

Mexican Rice/Spanish Rice

Mexican Rice
A Mexican Rice dish that is perfect for Mexican inspired lunch..This is also known as Spanish rice in US..Traditionally this is served as a side dish for any Mexican food..But I made this as a main dish for today’s lunch...

Long grain rice-1 cup
Peas-1/2 cup
Sweet corn-1/2 cup
Tomato puree-1 cup
Garlic-4 cloves minced
Capsicum-1/2 chopped
Cumin seeds-1 tsp
Red chilli powder-1 tsp
Salt to taste
Olive oil-1 tblpsn
Vegetable Stock / Water-2 cup
Coriander leaves for garnishing


Heat oil in a pan and add in garlic,cumin seeds,onions,capsicum and saute for 2 min.

Add peas,sweet corn and mix well.

Season with salt..Add in rice and fry for few min.Throw in red chilli powder.

Pour in the stock or water. Add in Tomato puree and mix well..

Let it cook till the rice absorbes all stock or water.

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot..



Saute garlic,cumin,onion,capsicum,sweet corn,peas

Add in rice,chilli powder,tomato puree and water

let it boil

All cooked



Ms.Chitchat said... Best Blogger Tips

Loved the easy and quick recipe. Appreciate ur illustrative clicks.

Jay said... Best Blogger Tips

wat a wonderful selection of recipe...sounds tasty n doable..:P
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Jay said... Best Blogger Tips

you re welcome in my space..
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Usha said... Best Blogger Tips

Colorful and flavorful rice!

harini-jaya said... Best Blogger Tips

super easy and flavorful!!

Jayashree said... Best Blogger Tips

A perfect one pot meal.

Mélange ! said... Best Blogger Tips's a quick fix...loved the recipe.distinctly flavoured I guess !

Belinda @zomppa said... Best Blogger Tips

A classic yum!

Priya said... Best Blogger Tips

Flavourful and delicious rice, simply inviting..

Suma Gandlur said... Best Blogger Tips

Simple and quick!

Vardhini said... Best Blogger Tips

Easy and delicious.

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Archana Vivek said... Best Blogger Tips

Love these.For a long time i wanted to know how to make Spanish rice. This is good one.

Mom Chef said... Best Blogger Tips

interesting use of sweet corn ! Nice recipe Aarthi.. Do see if you can send it to my ongoing event too - One Pot meals

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Sharmilee! :) said... Best Blogger Tips

This one sounds very flavourful n tempting too

Teresa Blackburn said... Best Blogger Tips

I really like the timbale presentation of your delicious sounding Mexican Rice Dish. Lovely.

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said... Best Blogger Tips

My favorite :)

Crepes of Wrath said... Best Blogger Tips

Beautiful presentation!