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Jun 23, 2022

Tomato Capsicum Rice Recipe /Quick Tomato Rice With Capsicum - Easy Lunchbox Recipe/ Tomato Capsicum Rice for Kids Lunchbox

Tomato Capsicum Rice
Very simple and easy kids friendly lunchbox rice recipe using Tomato & Capsicum. Not spicy, tasty rice perfect lunchbox recipe for both adults & kids. Just boiled egg along with this tomato capsicum rice makes a complete healthy and yummy meal. For My kids' lunchbox I prefer Basmati Rice but you can use any desired rice.

Tomato Capsicum Rice

Tomato Capsicum Rice Recipe
Prep Time : 10 Minutes | Cook Time : 12-15 Minutes
Recipe Category : Main Course | Serves 2(kids lunchbox)
  1. Cooked Rice 2 cup
  2. Onion 1/2 cup or less (finely chopped)
  3. Tomato 1/2 cup (finely chopped)
  4. Capsicum 1/2 cup(chopped)
  5. Ginger Garlic Paste 1 and 1/2 tsp
  6. Turmeric Powder 1/4 tsp
  7. Kashmiri Red Chilli Powder 1 and 1/2 tsp
  8. Garam Masala 1 tsp
  9. Tomato Ketchup 1 tsp
  10. Salt to taste
  11. Butter 1 tsp
  12. Cilantro/Coriander leaves 2 tbsp(finely chopped)
  13. Oil 2 Tbsp(i used Peanut Oil)
  14. Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
  15. Urad dal 1/2 tsp
  16. Fennel seeds/Sombu 1/4 tsp
  • Heat Oil in a pan, when its hot add mustard seeds and urad dal, let it splutter then add fennel seeds fry well.
  • Then add finely chopped onions, saute for 2-3 minutes and add ginger garlic paste and fry until raw smell leaves.
  • After that add finely chopped tomato, stir well and sprinkle pinch of salt and cook covered for 2 minutes.
  • Then open the lid and mash(using back of laddle) the tomatoes nicely and add turmeric powder, chopped capsicum and stir fry for 1-2 minutes.
  • And then add red chilli powder, garam masala and stir fry and add tomato ketchup, mix well and stir fry and now add 1/4 cup water, enough salt and let it boil.
  • When it starts boiling to thokku, reduce the heat and add cooked rice, mix well with the masala.
  • Then add 1 tsp butter, finely chopped cilantro and mix well and cook covered for a minute.
  • That's it, Super Tasty Tomato Capsicum Rice is ready to pack for Lunchbox or serve hot with some Chips & an egg.

Tomato Capsicum Rice


  1. Love the addition of capsicum in tomato rice, looks colourful and healthy !!


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