Thursday, September 9, 2010

VEGETABLE FAJITA




FOR RICE:

INGREDIENTS:

Long Grain Rice ---------- 1 cup ( soak in warm water for 15 minutes)
Olive oil ---------------------  1 tbsp
Cayenne pepper ----------- 1/4 tsp crushed or to taste
(whole Red chilly)
Garlic -------------------------  1tsp crushed or finely chopped
Cumin powder---------------  1/2 tsp
Onion--------------------------  1 tbsp, finely chopped
Tomato ----------------------   1 tbsp chopped finely
Tomato paste---------------   1 tsp ( blend tomato to a paste)
Lemon/Lime juice ---------   2tsp or to taste
Water-------------------------    2 cups
Salt to taste

METHOD:
  1. In a medium heat pan add a tbsp of Olive oil and add the Onions, crushed garlic, cumin powder and crushed cayenne pepper. Saute it till the Onions are soft.
  2. Then add the finely chopped tomatoes and tomato paste. Add needed salt and lime juice.
  3. Next add the rice and stir in for a minute.
  4. Then add water (for 1 cup rice , add 2 cups water).
  5. Check the seasoning and cook it covered.
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step 3


step 4

 FOR BEANS



  1. Soak Red Beans in water for 2 hrs.


  2. Then Pressure cook it by adding needed salt and water for one whistle.


  3. Once done, drain it and transfer to a bowl.


  4.  Then place a slice of cheese ( I used Mozzarella cheese) on top of it .


  5. Then microwave it for 2 minutes until the cheese melts and becomes like sticky threads.
step3


step 4

Step 5


FOR VEGETABLES

INGREDIENTS:

Bell pepper / capsicum -------------1/2 cup,of different colours sliced lengthwise
Onion-------------1/4 cup,sliced lengthwise
Garlic--------------------1tsp,crushed or finely chopped
Cayenne pepper-------------------------1 crushed
green chilly------------------------1 small crushed or chopped finely
Tomato ---------------------------1bsp chopped finely
Tomato paste--------------2tsp
Olive oil----------------------- 1tbsp
cumin powder or crushed cumin---------------------1tsp
Lime/Lemon juice----------------1tsp or to taste
Salt ------------------to taste



METHOD



  1. In a medium heat pan, add a tbsp of olive oil and add crushed cumin, garlic, green chilly,cayenne pepper, Onion sliced and saute it.


  2. Next add the chopped tomato and tomato paste.


  3. Add needed salt.


  4. Next add the sliced Bell peppers. Don't cook the Bell peppers too much. It should be crunchy.


  5. Sprinkle lemon/lime juice.


  6. You can also add Tomato Salsa if needed.

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step 4


Transfer it to a plate.




Fajitas are usually served with corn/ flour tortillas.




3 comments:

  1. How fortunate that I found your blog via Pam's Midwest Kitchen's blog! My husband and I have decided to eat 3 - 4 vegetarian dinners a week! Usually breakfast and lunch is vegetarian, but I'm looking for main dishes! I'm new to blogging, when you have a moment please check out and "Follow" my blog. Thank you, I enjoyed my visit today!

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  2. Wowww am inviting myself to ur place, very tempting and droolworthy dish..

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  3. Wow looks so delicious..colorful and tempting dish

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