Mexican Rice

This is a simple rice recipe which is low fat and super easy to make. If u like it can be served with cheese . the recipe calls for passata which means tomato puree , you could use home made puree if u do not have  passata .5-6 ripe  red tomatoes need to be washed and boiled for 5 minutes, remove skin and puree in a blender.



  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 350g  long grain rice
  • 225g  passata  ( tomato puree )
  • 3 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper chopped
  • 1/2 cup sweet corn
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp ground cumin
  • 950ml  water


  1. In a medium saucepan, heat  oil. Add chopped garlic saute for about 30 seconds then add onion and saute for about 2 mins, add green pepper and saute again for 2 mins.
  2.  Now add rice and saute rice in the oil for 2 mins.
  3. Reduce heat to low, and stir in passata, salt,sugar, pepper and cumin. Stir in water. Cover and cook till rice is done about 15-20 mins.



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