Aug 26, 2012

Mushroom Masala Rice {Video Recipe}

This is a simple yet delicious and spicy masala rice, prepared with left over rice and paired with Bella Mushrooms, Spinach and some Bell Peppers. This is another alternative for your lunch box to break the routine of daily fried rice. I have tried it in Lunchbox and served to my sis when unplanned dinner happened at my place, she diffidently got convinced that this is keeper recipe, then what about you?? Here is the recipe...and let me know.. :-)

Mushroom Masala Rice
Cooked Rice - 2 cups
Bella Mushrooms - 7
Baby Spinach - 1 cup
Red Bell Pepper - 1
Onion - 1 small
green chili - 2
Cumin Seeds - 1 tsp
Dry Red Chili - 1
salt - 2 tsp
black pepper - 1/4 tsp
Shahi Biryani Masala - 1 tsp
Oil - 1 Tbsp

Mint - 1 Tbsp (optional)

  1. Heat the oil in non-stick pan. Once the oil is hot, add the crushed dry red chili and cumin seeds. 
  2. Add chopped onions, green chili. saute them for 2 to 3min.
  3. Add chopped Mushroom and Spinach. Saute for 2 min ( or until mushroom soften little bit and spinach leaves wilt). Add thinly sliced red bell pepper. Add 1 tsp salt and black pepper.
  4. Stir-fry on high for 2 min. Now add the rice to the pan. mix it well with all the vegetables. Add remaining salt. Add Shahi Biryani masala and mix it thoroughly until the spice simmer into rice. (roughly about 5 min)
  5. Top with some Mint or coriander leaves and switch off the stove. 

Serve hot with some Cucumber Raita on the side. Pack it in your lunch box along with some boiled egg or cucumber slices.

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  1. Looks mashrooms and rice combo..

  2. So delicious and great recipe when u want to whip something up quickly and enjoy it too!

  3. Mushroom masala rice looks delicious...Quick and yummy..

  4. oh yum!! looks just beautiful. great combination of flavors! thanks for the recipe.
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  5. Wow..that's pure delight I must say...I loved it Mythreyi !

  6. Nice and delicious rice preparation!

  7. Yummy and easy and healthy rice

  8. very yummy and healthy rice..

  9. Fantastic,flavourful one pot meal.

  10. wow, i wish to try this for mu hubby'd lunch box..

  11. Looks YUm..Yum..Yum...Happy to follow you:)



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