Mexican Rice
A simple, fresh and delicious Mexican Rice recipe, with chilli for that extra dash of flavour.
Chef Gautam Mehrishi's Mexican Rice recipe

- Mexican


- 2

Cooking Time

-15-20 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 20 Min


  • 3 to 2 tsp olive oil
  • 2 to 3 cups soaked brown rice
  • 1½ tbsp dry mango powder
  • 2 sliced tomatoes
  • ½ cup boiled corn
  • 5 to 6 tsp chilli paste
  • ½ cup boiled green peas
  • ½ cup vegetable stock
  • salt
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • ½ cup green peas
  • 2 to 3 Lettuce leaves
  • ½ sliced tomato
  • 2 to 3 tsp chilli paste


  1. 1

    Cook the soaked rice with olive oil dry mango powder, salt, sliced tomato, boiled corn, boiled green peas, chilli paste and vegetable stock.
  2. 2

    Heat oil in a pan and add boiled corn, boiled green peas, chopped lettuce leaves, sliced tomato and chilli paste.
  3. 3

    Mix well and toss the vegetables.
  4. 4

    Place the rice with the vegetable mixture poured around it, to form a circle and garnish with chopped lettuce leaves, chopped coriander and olive oil.
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Chef Gautam Mehrishi loves a fragrant pot of desi ghee, biking through the Himalayas and adding a twist to Indian food, not necessarily in that order! His grandpa was his earliest fan who urged him to follow his passion and cook professionally, and he’s never looked back! He’s a familiar face on television, including LF where he hosts multiple shows.

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