Mexican Style Bean Rice

Mexican Style Bean Rice

Mexican Style Bean Rice is made by cooking rice with kidney beans, salsa sauce, mixed herbs, paprika and veggies. It is a one meal dish and perfect for lunch boxes, quick weeknight dinner, potluck or picnic. It is gluten free and vegan.

 

I have served rice with some corn chips and avocado dip. I have made avocado dip or raita by mashing 1/2 avocado and adding it to yogurt along with salt, roasted cumin powder and black pepper powder.

Do try  this quick and delicious recipe and share your feedback with me.

 

Mexican Style Bean Rice
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Mexican Style Bean Rice

Mexican Style Bean Rice is made by cooking rice with kidney beans, salsa sauce, mixed herbs, paprika and veggies. It is a one meal dish and perfect for lunch boxes, quick weeknight dinner, potluck or picnic. It is gluten free and vegan.
Course brunch, dinner, Global, glutenfree, Main Course, Main Dish, one meal dish
Cuisine Global, Mexican
Keyword festivalfood, friedrice, kidneybean, lunchbox, maincourse, maindish, mexican, onemealdish, partyfood, picnic, potluck, rajma, rice
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 210kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 cup long grain rice cooked I have used basmati rice
  • 1 cup red kidney beans washed, soaked and cooked. You can use the canned beans too.
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1/2 green capsicum finely chopped
  • 1/2 red capsicum finely chopped
  • 1 carrot washed, peeled and finely chopped
  • 2 mushroom chopped
  • 5 clove garlic finely chopped
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 cinnamon
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds jeera
  • 1 dry red chili
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 cup salsa sauce I have used store brought sauce
  • 2 tsp ketchup
  • 1 tsp tabasco sauce
  • 1 tsp mixed herbs
  • 1 tsp cumin powder jeera powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper powder
  • 1/4 cup coriander washed and finely chopped
  • salt as per taste

Instructions

  • Heat oil in a pan. Add bay leaf, cinnamon stick , dry red chili and cumin seeds.
    Mexican Style Bean Rice
  • When the cumin seeds crackle, add chopped garlic and onions. Toss well.
    Mexican Style Bean Rice
  • Add chopped red and green capsicum and carrots. Add little salt and cook till the veggies soften.
    Mexican Style Bean Rice
  • Add chopped mushrooms.
    Mexican Style Bean Rice
  • Add cooked kidney beans and mix well.
    Mexican Style Bean Rice
  • Add seasoning - paprika, black pepper powder, mixed herbs and cumin powder. Mix well and saute the seasoning well.
    Mexican Style Bean Rice
  • Add salsa sauce and mix well.
    Mexican Style Bean Rice
  • Add ketchup and tabasco sauce. Mix well.
    Mexican Style Bean Rice
  • Mix well and cook for a minute.
    Mexican Style Bean Rice
  • Add the cooked rice and salt.
  • Mix gently the rice.
    Mexican Style Bean Rice
  • Sprinkle some more of mixed herbs (and red chili flakes for more spice). Mix well.
    Mexican Style Bean Rice
  • Add chopped coriander and mix well. The Mexican style bean rice is ready to serve.
    Mexican Style Bean Rice
  • To serve the rice, put the rice in a greased bowl. Press well and unmould in a serving plate sprinkled with paprika and mixed herbs. Sprinkle coriander and mixed herbs  on rice and serve it with corn chips and avocado dip or avocado raita.
    Mexican Style Bean Rice

Nutrition

Calories: 210kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 5g | Sodium: 221mg | Potassium: 789mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 2945IU | Vitamin C: 80.8mg | Calcium: 167mg | Iron: 6mg

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