Mexican Rice
Give your rice a stylish Mexican twist. This rice is a treat to your eyes and taste buds.
Mexican Rice Recipe by Chef Vicky Ratnani
Serves

- 1

Cooking Time

-10 Min

Difficulty

- Easy

Preparation Time

- 10 Min

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 onion
  • 1 red chilli
  • 6 to 7 garlic cloves
  • 1 capsicum
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • salt
  • 2 tsp coriander leaves
  • 2 cups vegetable stock
  • Spring onions

HOW TO PREPARE MEXICAN RICE

  1. 1

    Blend 1 onion, 1 red chilli, 6-7 garlic cloves, 1 capsicum, 2 tomatoes to a fine paste.
  2. 2

    Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a pan and add 1 cinnamon stick.
  3. 3

    Add the vegetable puree and sauté lightly.
  4. 4

    Add 2 tsp cumin powder, 1 tsp oregano, and 2 cups cooked rice and mix well.
  5. 5

    Add salt as per taste, 2 tbsp chopped coriander, 2 cups vegetable stock and mix.
  6. 6

    Cover the pan and simmer for 10 minutes.
  7. 7

    Mexican rice is ready to serve.
  8. 8

    Garnish it with spring onion greens and red chilli slices.
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