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Mexican Lentils And Rice

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Ingredients
  Olive oil 2 Teaspoon
  Carrots 1 Cup (16 tbs), diced
  Sweet peppers 1 Cup (16 tbs), diced
  Onions 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), finely chopped
  Rice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lentils 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Defatted chicken stock 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Chili powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cumin 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Peas 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1. Take a 2-quart saucepan and heat over medium-high flame. Heat some oil for 30 seconds.
2. Stir in carrots, peppers and onions. Saute for 2 minutes.
3. Then, add rice, lentils and sauté again for 2 minutes.
4. Stir in stock, chilli powder and cumin. Bring the mixture to boil.
5. Mix once, cover, and simmer the pan for 12 minutes.
6. Stir in the peas. Cover the pan and cook for 5 to 7 minutes or until the rice is tender.

SERVING
7. Serve hot in a serving dish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Mexican
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Rice
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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