Capsicum rice

Capsicum rice a perfect lunch box ideas to Lose weight. Easy to prepare with only simple steps but it really tastes good. I have not added any other ground masala which is tedious to prepare during a busy day. For spiceness I have added green chilly and pepper powder.

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Boosts Metabolism: Capsicum is an extremely efficient weight loss tool, as it contains very few calories (23 calories per cup), it aids weight loss. Consumption of capsicum increases metabolism by lowering triglycerides, (which are stored fats in blood corpuscles). This helps in burning calories and keeping cholesterol in control. Therefore, weight gain from a high-fat diet is reduced. Capsicum also prevents indigestion by causing the secretion of digestive juices.

Antioxidant Properties: Free radicals are present in the body, and are responsible for causing cellular damage, damage to nerves and blood vessels. Capsicum is a rich source of Vitamin A and C, which are both powerful antioxidants. These antioxidants help in fighting free radicals in the body and help in treating heart diseases, osteoarthritis, bronchial asthma, cataract etc.

Cancer Prevention: It is believed that the compound capsaicin is capable of treating cancer by preventing carcinogens from binding with DNA. Simply put, capsicum has the ability to starve cancer cells and thereby kill them. It has been found that eating capsicum provides some protection from cancer, if consumed as part of regular dietary intake.

Pain Relief: The compound capsaicin found in capsicum is believed to block the transmission of pain from the skin to the spinal cord. This effectively aids in treating neuralgia, pain associated with herpes zoster and postoperative amputation trauma, by providing relief from the pain.

Strengthens Immunity: Capsicum is rich in Vitamin C and this stimulates the white cells to fight infection. This leads to strengthening of the body’s immune system. Vitamin C and flavonoids present in capsicum also prevents respiratory problems like lung infections, asthma, emphysema and wheezing. These benefits shows that capsicum is healthy. Capsicum has been used traditionally for treating diverse ailments like cancer and asthma. Hence we can never run out of healthy reasons to eat capsicum

Capsicum rice

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 1 People

Instructions
 

  • In a pan add 2 tsp oil
  • Add chopped 1 green chilly. You can also add red chilly to replace green chilly.
  • Add finely chopped onion and saute till transparent.
  • Add required salt and stir till mixes.
  • Add finely chopped capsicum and saute well
  • I bought red and yellow capsicum
  • Add 1 bowl cooked rice for serving 1 person
  • Add 1 tsp pepper powder and stir well.
  • Mix everything well in a high flame this will gives you a smoky effect.
  • Top up with fresh curry leaves and coriander leaves and serve.
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Hello Friends, I am Poornima Senthil Kumar an IT professional and mother of 2 little angels. My passion for cooking is endless and this blog and Cookingmypassion youtube channel is my dream. I post day to day recipes and also some famous and interesting recipes in my blog and my channel. I love to shoot food preparations videos and also love to capture an eye-catching and mouth-watering pics of my recipes. Me and my husband both love to cook new and innovative recipes. And I am blessed to get my hubby as a supportive and acting partner in our cooking videos. We both love cooking and tasting food as much as we love each other lol... Cooking healthy food, eating happily and staying active without any illness till the last breath is the way of my life. And I would be very happy to know my friends are too happy and healthy with my recipes. No rules, Don't be afraid to do whatever you want. Cooking doesn't have to have rules. I don't like it that way. - Masaharu Morimoto Thank you.

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