Indian Mexican Rice

So there are days when we want to try something different from the normal cooking. That was the day for me when I came up with this idea. Twisting Indian fried rice with the Mexican touch. It turned out to be super delicious and named it as Indian Mexican Rice.

Course: Main Course

Cuisine: Indian Mexican

Time: Preparation – 10 mins, Cooking – 20 mins, Total – 30 mins

Servings: 2

Ingredients:

  1. Boiled Rice – 2 cups
  2. Potatoes – 2 medium size (chopped in small cubes)
  3. Onion – 1 medium size (finely chopped)
  4. Tomatoes – 2 medium size (seeded and finely chopped)
  5. Coriander Leaves – 2 tbsp (finely chopped)
  6. Sweet Corn – 1/2 cup (boiled)
  7. Black Pepper powder – 1 1/2 tsp
  8. Red Chilli powder – 1 tsp
  9. Cumin Seeds (Jeera) – 1 tsp
  10. Lemon Juice – 1 tbsp
  11. Olive Oil – 2 tbsp
  12. Tortilla Chips or Nachos – as desired for side (optional)
  13. Salt to taste

PS: 1 Cup = 250 ML.

How to make Salsa:

  1. Add chopped onions, tomatoes and coriander leaves in a mixing bowl
  2. Add 1/2 tsp black pepper powder, lemon juice and salt. Mix well
  3. Your Salsa is ready. Keep is aside.

How to make Crispy Potatoes:

  1. Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a pan
  2. Add 1/2 tsp cumin seeds. Let it splutter
  3. Add chopped potatoes
  4. Add 1/2 tsp red chilli powder, 1/2 tsp black pepper powder and salt. Mix well
  5. Cover the pan and cook for 10-15 mins on low flame till the potatoes soft
  6. Now turn the flame to high and remove the lid. Cook for 2-3 mins till potatoes are crispy. Keep sauteing in between
  7. Your Crispy Potatoes are ready. Keep it aside.

How to make Rice:

  1. Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a pan
  2. Add 1/2 tsp cumin seeds. Let it splutter
  3. Add boiled rice
  4. Add 1/2 tsp red chilli powder, 1/2 tsp black pepper powder and salt. Mix well
  5. Cook for 2-3 mins on medium flame
  6. Your Rice is ready.

How to make Indian Mexican Rice:

  1. Take a plate and make a layer of rice
  2. Now make layers of crispy potato, salsa and sweet corn
  3. Put Tortilla Chips or Nachos on the side
  4. Your Indian Mexican Rice is ready to serve.

PS: Images below for your reference.

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