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



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

  2. wat a wonderful selection of recipe...sounds tasty n doable..:P
    Tasty Appetite

  3. Colorful and flavorful rice!

  4. Wow..it's a quick fix...loved the recipe.distinctly flavoured I guess !

  5. Flavourful and delicious rice, simply inviting..

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

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

    Event: One Pot Meals

  8. This one sounds very flavourful n tempting too

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

  10. Tried it today. N It turned out to be simply delicious. Thank you dear. Keep doing the good work :)

  11. This was a really great contest and hopefully I can attend the next one. It was alot of fun and I really enjoyed myself.. Thai Food Recipes


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