Mexican Rice Recipe - Red capsicum, tomatoes and carrots give this Mexican dish a lovely red colour.

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Rice, Tomatoes

Cuisine : Mexican

Course : Rice

Mexican Rice

Mexican Rice Recipe - How to make Mexican Rice


Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy


  • Rice soaked and drained1 1/2 cups

  • Tomatoes 1 inch pieces2 large

  • Olive oil 2 tablespoons

  • Red capsicum 1 inch pieces1 medium

  • Whole dry red chillies 2-3

  • Garlic 6 cloves

  • Onion sliced1 large

  • Vegetable stock 2 1/2 cups

  • Salt to taste

  • Carrots thickly grated2 medium


Step 1

Heat one tablespoon olive oil in a pan. Add red capsicum, dry red chillies, tomatoes and garlic cloves and sauté on high heat till slightly charred.

Step 2

Cool and grind to a smooth paste. Heat the remaining olive oil in another pan, add onion and sauté till light golden. Add rice and sauté.

Step 3

Add the ground paste, vegetable stock and salt and mix. Add carrots and mix. Cook till done. Serve hot.

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