LEFTIES-By Makena

Do you have left over rice?  Tired of white rice?  Is your refrigerator full? Wondering what to do with it? Here is a solution for you!!!

 Ingredients

  • Left over rice
  • Left over stew or cereals( not necessary left over)
  • Green onions
  • Garlic crushed
  • Ginger crushed
  • 2-3 tomatoes/ tomato paste
  • Bell peppers (green or red)
  • Carrots cubed/ diced/grated
  • Dhania chopped
  • Spice (pilau masala, chicken masala, turmeric)
  • Salt to taste
  • Cooking oil

 

Procedure

  1. Put 3-4 table spoon of oil into a pan let it heat for a while add onion until its soft and tender.
  2. Add the crushed garlic and ginger, pilau masala, salt, chicken masala and bell peppers and mix.
  3. Let everything fry in the pan until it starts sticking to the bottom of the pan.
  4. Add the tomatoes/ paste and carrots and mix, let it simmer for two minutes; add the remaining spices and some little water.
  5. Let this cook for about 3-4 minutes stirring if need be. Taste and adjust the seasoning according to your taste.
  6. Add the left over stew/ cereals continue stirring until they absorb the spices.
  7. Add the precooked rice and mix well until everything is well combined.
  8. Cook this until the rice is heated through.
  9. Sprinkle the dhania (optional) then serve.

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