The best vegetarian Mexican Rice, easy to cook, and a compulsory side dish for burritos, tacos and other Mexican Recipes. This Mexican staple Red Rice is delicious side dish made with tomatoes, fresh hers, garlic & jalapeƱo, corn, onion, beans and Mexican Spices
Vegetarian Mexican Rice Recipe
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins
 

The best vegetarian Mexican Rice, easy to cook, and a compulsory side dish for burritos, tacos and other Mexican Recipes.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 1 people
Author: Nandita
Ingredients
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic crushed
  • 1/2 tsp Celery chopped (optional)
  • 1 tbsp Jalapeno Pepper chopped (optional)
  • 1 tbsp Coriander finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Red chili flakes
  • 1/2 cup Onion finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup Tomatoes finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup Carrot finely chopped, boiled
  • 1/4 cup Rajma kidney beans, boiled
  • 1/4 cup Corn boiled
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp Black pepper powder
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp Oregano
  • 1/2 tsp Cayenne Pepper or Red Chili Powder
  • 1/2 cup Tomato puree homemade*
  • 1 cup Boiled Rice
  • 2 tbsp Coriander or parsley chopped
Instructions
  1. Heat oil in a medium sized pan. Once it's hot, add garlic, celery, jalapeno and stir for half a minute.

  2. Now add coriander and red chili flakes. Stir for half a minute.
  3. Add onion and stir fry for a couple of minutes. Now add chopped tomatoes and stir for a few minutes.

  4. Add carrots, rajma, corn and mix well. Add salt, pepper, cumin powder, oregano and mix well.

  5. Now add tomato puree and stir until most of the water evaporates (couple of minutes).

  6. Now add boiled rice and mix well. Garnish with fresh coriander or parsley. Serve hot.

Recipe Notes

For 1 Cup Homemade Tomato Puree - Add 2 cups of tomato puree to 2 tbsp of hot oil and simmer down to half it's quantity.