Cheesy Pepper Rice

Cheese and 3 coloured pepper rice - extremely tasty and colourful too. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Cheesy Pepper Rice
Main Ingredients Processed cheese, Red bell pepper
Cuisine Mexican
Course Rice
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 21-25 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Cheesy Pepper Rice

  • ½ cup + fo Processed cheese grated
  • 1/2 Red bell pepper cut into thin strips
  • 1/2 Yellow bell pepper cut into thin strips
  • 1/2 Green capsicum cut into thin strips
  • 2 cups Rice soaked
  • 4 tablespoons Oil
  • to taste Salt
  • 5 Dried red chillies
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic crushed
  • 1 medium Onion sliced


  1. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a non-stick pan. Add rice and sauté until pink.
  2. Add salt, mix well and sauté well. Add 4 cups water, stir and cook till done.
  3. Grind dried red chillies with garlic and little water into a coarse paste.
  4. Heat remaining oil in a non-stick wok. Add onion and sauté till translucent.
  5. Add ground paste and sauté for a minute.
  6. Add all bell peppers and capsicum and salt. Mix well and toss on high heat.
  7. Add the cooked rice, toss on high heat. Reduce heat and cook for 2 minutes.
  8. Add cheese, mix well and cook till the cheese melts.
  9. Garnish with grated cheese and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 2220
Carbohydrates 328.5
Protein 47.5
Fat 79.5
Other Fiber Iron- 15.3mg