Black Pepper Rice

Black peppercorns add a special zing to this flavourful rice This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Black Pepper Rice
Main Ingredients Rice, Black peppercorns
Cuisine Indian
Course Rice
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Black Pepper Rice

  • 2 cups Rice cooked
  • 10-12 Black peppercorns
  • 2 teaspoons Cumin seeds
  • 1 Dried red chilli broken
  • 2 tablespoons Ghee
  • 1 teaspoon Split Bengal gram (chana dal)
  • 1 teaspoon Split skinless black gram (dhuli urad dal)
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1 medium Onion
  • 10-12 Curry leaves
  • 1 medium Tomato
  • to taste Salt


  1. Dry roast cumin seeds and black peppercorns in a non-stick pan till fragrant. Add dried chilli and mix well. Switch off heat, cool down to room temperature and grind to a coarse powder.
  2. Heat ghee in another non-stick pan, add Bengal gram, black gram and mustard seeds and saute till lightly browned.
  3. Roughly chop onion.
  4. Add curry leaves and onion to the pan and saute till translucent.
  5. Roughly chop tomato and add to the pan and saute till tomato becomes soft. Add salt and mix well. Add rice and mix well.
  6. Add ground powder and mix well. Cook till the rice gets heated through.
  7. Transfer into a serving plate and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 967
Carbohydrates 142
Protein 18.8
Fat 35.8