Capsicums or Bell Peppers are crunchy however soft & straightforward to bite for tiny youngsters. These are also pretty tiny or mildly spicy and are a excellent supply of vitamin C. This recipe is super straightforward to make and can be a good choice for breakfast or to pack away lunch for your toddler.
Preparation Time: 20 Mins
- 1 Cup basmati Rice
- 1 1/four cup ( all three colours collectively)- Chopped Capsicums
- ½ Tsp Turmeric
- ½ Tsp Pepper
- ¼ Tsp Chilli Powder
- 1 Chopped Onion
- 1 Chopped Tomato
- 1 Tsp Dhaniya or Coriander Seeds
- Salt to Taste
For the seasoning:
- 1 tbsp Oil
- 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
- Wash and soak basmati rice for 20 minutes. Cook rice maintaining ratio of rice: water as 1:two, preserve the cooked rice aside.
- Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, when they splutter, add finely chopped onions and saute till it turns transparent.
- Now add the tomatoes, chopped capsicums, turmeric, pepper, coriander powder & salt (optional).
- Saute on higher flames till the capsicums are slightly cooked. Do not overcook as the capsicums must be crispy and not soggy.
- Mix cooked rice gently, garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with raita or any gravy.
five Wellness Added benefits of Capsicum for Youngsters:
- Capsicums have pretty higher levels of Vitamin C that are excellent for constructing immunity in kids. Red capsicums have larger Vit C than green.
- Wealthy supply of beta-carotene that is fantastic for the eyes
- Wealthy supply of Vitamin E
- The Vitamin C in capsicum aids with the absorption of iron, stopping iron deficiencies and anaemia
- Capsicum also promotes correct blood clotting and strengthens bones