Mexican brown rice

Mexican brown rice


Mexican cuisine is primarily a fusion of indigenous Mesoamerican cooking with European,spanish elements added to it.

This recepie is made with brown rice, you may even make it with white rice.

Preparation time: 10 mins

Cooking time: 25 mins

Serves: 4


  • Brown rice: 1 n 1/2 cups
  • Onion: 1 small chopped
  • Ripe tomatoes: 1 chopped
  • Green chillies: 1 chopped
  • Jalapenos: 1 tbsp chopped (optional)
  • Garlic: 5 to 6 cloves chopped
  • Cumin seeds: 1 tsp
  • Red chilli powder: 1 tsp
  • Salt : for taste
  • Tomato sauce/ puree: 1 tbsp
  • Olive oil: 2 tbsp
  • Cilantro: 1 tbsp finely chopped for garnishing


  • Cook brown rice in pressure cooker for 7 to 8 whistles or until its cooked.
  • Drain and keep aside.
  • Heat oik in a wok. Add cumin seeds, chooped garlic and green chillies. Saute for a minute.
  • Add onions and saute for 2 to 3 mins.
  • Add tomatoes and saute till it turns soft.
  • Add red chilli powder, salt and toss well.
  • Finally add brown rice and mix well.
  • Garnish with chopped cilantro.


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