13 November, 2011

Costa Rica ~ Gallo Pinto

Am posting this recipe for "Saji's" Blogoversary giveaway.This's really a healthy and fulfilling dish.Off course a quick recipe.

  1. Onion- 1 medium (Chopped)
  2. Green bell pepper-1 (Sliced in to small)
  3. Black beans- 1 cup
  4. Cooked rice- 3 cups
  5. Garlic-2 nos (minced)
  6. Cumin powder- 1 teaspoon
  7. Coriander powder- 1 teaspoon
  8. Salt/Pepper- To taste
  9. Cilantro - some
Soak black beans for 8 hours.Before cooking drain all water,add new water & pressure cook it.Add salt to it.

  1. Heat oil in the pan,add onion & garlic for 2 min till gets soft & color changes.
  2. Add the capsicum,fry it for one min.
  3. Now add the masala powders,Cumin and Coriander mix well.
  4. Put black beans and rice,mix well.
  5. Add salt and pepper to taste ,again give a gentle mix.
  6. Garnish with cilantro ,now ready to go.. 

Linking this to Saji's "50 from 50 In 50 " challenge,



  1. Easy choice n well presented...gud one Prabha !!

  2. YUMMO..This looks awesome..You have made perfectly dear..

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  3. It is really a quick and healthy recipe and tastes yum tooo
    Thanks for sending your entry

  4. wonderful dish and looks awesome..

  5. Very healthy and yummy recipe,nice presentation too....


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