How to make Cheesy Pepper Rice -

Cheese and 3 coloured pepper rice - extremely tasty and colourful too.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Processed cheese (प्रोसेस्ड चीज़), Red bell pepper (लाल शिमला मिर्च )

Cuisine : Mexican

Course : Rice

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Cheesy Pepper Rice

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Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Cheesy Pepper Rice Recipe

  • Processed cheese grated ½ cup + fo

  • Red bell pepper cut into thin strips 1/2

  • Yellow bell pepper cut into thin strips 1/2

  • Green capsicum cut into thin strips 1/2

  • Rice soaked 2 cups

  • Oil 4 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Dried red chillies 5

  • Garlic crushed 1 tablespoon

  • Onion sliced 1 medium


Step 1

Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a non-stick pan. Add rice and sauté until pink.

Step 2

Add salt, mix well and sauté well. Add 4 cups water, stir and cook till done.

Step 3

Grind dried red chillies with garlic and little water into a coarse paste.

Step 4

Heat remaining oil in a non-stick wok. Add onion and sauté till translucent.

Step 5

Add ground paste and sauté for a minute.

Step 6

Add all bell peppers and capsicum and salt. Mix well and toss on high heat.

Step 7

Add the cooked rice, toss on high heat. Reduce heat and cook for 2 minutes.

Step 8

Add cheese, mix well and cook till the cheese melts.

Step 9

Garnish with grated cheese and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.