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Mexican rice

Recipe by Mariya chauhan of Modasa, IN

This rice can be prepared in many ways. I make this way and it turns out really good. Hope you enjoy my version of this recipe.Do not make the rajma mixture watery. Make sure it is dry and avoid adding water.

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 1 cup rice
    • 1 tsp chilli flakes
    • 1 tsp oregano
    • 1/2 cup rajma ( kidney beans )
    • 2 medium tomatoes pureed
    • 1 tsp ajwain seeds ( carrom seeds)
    • 1/2 chopped green onions
    • 1/2 capsicum finely chopped
    • salt to taste
    • 1 tsp tomato ketchup
    • 1 tsp olive oil
    • tabasco sauce ( optional, quantity as per taste )
    • Grated cheese ( optional )


    1. Soak the rajma overnight. Pressure cook it and mash them once done.
    2. Heat olive oil, add ajwain, green onions. Cook it for 2 minutes
    3. Add capsicum, oregano, tomato puree, ketchup and salt. Cook this mixture till it becomes a little dry.
    4. Add mashed rajma, chilli flakes and tabasco sauce.
    5. Cook it for 10-15 minutes with lid covered.
    6. Add rice and mix it well. Garnish with chilli flakes, cheese and spring onions. Serve hot.