How to make Rainbow Rice -

Cooked rice tossed with green capsicum, carrot, corn and red capsicum

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is contributed by Member Riya Chakraborty.

Main Ingredients : Basmati rice (बासमती चावल), Carrot (गाजर)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Rice

Rainbow Rice

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Hindi: chawal
How many times have we thought rice is a blessing? We use it for holy purposes but we also can pressure up a quick pulao or khichdi when hunger pangs are drumming away! This is one grain that is about 98% percent digestible. In India we are familiar with Basmati, Patna or brown rice but it is also available as Italian Rice and Glutinous Rice which is popular in Chinese and Japanese cuisines.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Rainbow Rice Recipe

  • Basmati rice 3 cups

  • Carrot 2 tablespoons

  • Corn kernels 1/2 cup

  • Red capsicum finely chopped 1

  • Green capsicum finely chopped 1 small

  • Carrot grated 1/2 medium

  • Green peas 1/2 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Heat oil in a non stick pan.

Step 2

Add corn, green capsicum, red capsicum, carrot, green peas and sauté for four to five minutes.

Step 3

Add rice, salt and toss well. Cook for four to five minutes.

Step 4

Serve hot garnished with coriander leaves.

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