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Capsicums or Bell Peppers are crunchy however soft &amp 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

Components:

  • 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

Strategy:

  1. Wash and soak basmati rice for 20 minutes. Cook rice maintaining ratio of rice: water as 1:two, preserve the cooked rice aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, when they splutter, add finely chopped onions and saute till it turns transparent.
  3. Now add the tomatoes, chopped capsicums, turmeric, pepper, coriander powder &amp salt (optional).
  4. Saute on higher flames till the capsicums are slightly cooked. Do not overcook as the capsicums must be crispy and not soggy.
  5. 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