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 I named it 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)
  3. Onion – 1 medium size (finely chopped)
  4. Tomatoes – 2 medium size (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 – 1 cup (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 cooked. Keep sauteing in between
  6. You can check if potatoes are cooked by cutting it with the help of a spoon. If it cuts softly it’s cooked
  7. Now turn the flame to high and remove the lid. Cook for 2-3 mins till potatoes are crispy. Keep sauteing in between
  8. Turn off the flame
  9. 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. Turn off the flame
  7. 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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