Today I am sharing a very quick and delicious Bell Pepper Peas fried rice recipe. Ideal for lunch , dinner and for lunch box . You can make it in a jiffy even if you have sudden guests . It work great to polish off any left over rice. Perfect recipe when you have no other veggies at home. I bet you will just love it. Even fussy eaters will enjoy this dish.

Bell Peppers:

Bell Peppers are also known as peppers or Capsicum. They come in different colors like green , red,yellow,purple,orange ,white. Peppers are native to Mexico, Central America, and northern South America. The terms bell pepper (US, Canada, Philippines), pepper or sweet pepper (UK, Ireland), and capsicum (Australia, India, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan and Sri Lanka) are often used for any of the large bell-shaped peppers, irrespective of their color.

What is 301st Foodie Monday Bloghop theme?

This week I am the hostess . I suggested two themes and #BellpepperCreations won the maximum number of votes.I am excited to see the creations from my fellow bloggers. My humble contribution for this theme is Bell Pepper Peas Fried Rice.

Ingredients for Bell Pepper Peas Fried Rice:

  • Cooked Rice: You can use freshly cooked rice or left over rice. I always prefer to use unscented Rice.
  • Bell Pepper: I have used green bell peppers. You can use any color bell pepper as per your choice. I had only green ones so used only that.
  • Onion: I have used one small onion. You can skip it if you want.
  • Green Peas:Green peas and bell pepper is a match made in heaven.I have used frozen peas here.Green peas are rich in minerals and high in nutrients.
  • Panch Phoran: Panch phoran mix gives a nice aroma to the dish. Panch Phoran is good for Digestive system
  • Salt : I have used Himalayan pink salt here. You can use normal salt too.
  • Biryani Masala: I have used Aachi brand Biryani Masala. I just love this brand.
  • Garam Masala:I have used some garam masala too. It is Aachi brand. My home made masala is over.
  • Rasam Powder: I have used home made rasam powder. Adds a nice flavor and blends well with biryani masala and garam masala.
  • Roasted Sesame seeds: Garnish with some roasted sesame seeds and add some calcium to your diet.

Recipe for Bell Pepper Peas Fried Rice:

  • Author: Preethi Prasad
  • Prep Time : 10 Mins
  • Cook Time : 15 Mins
  • Total Time : 25 mins
  • Course : Main Course
  • Cuisine : Indian

Ingredients for Bell Pepper Peas Fried Rice:

  • 2 Cups Cooked and Cooled Rice
  • 1 Medium Onion Finely Chopped
  • 2 Large Green Bell Peppers cut into cubes
  • 1/2 Cup Green Peas
  • 1 Tsp Panch Phoran
  • 1.5 Tbsp Oil
  • Salt to Taste
  • 3/4 Tsp Biryani Masala
  • 1/2 Tsp Garam Masala
  • 1 Tsp Rasam Powder
  • 1 Tsp Roasted Sesame Seeds


  • Heat oil in a wide bottom . Add Panch Phoran.
  • Once you hear the crackling sound add finely chopped Onions.
  • As the onions turn slightly brown add green peas and bell pepper cubes.
  • Roast on medium flame and it will be done in 7-8 minutes. Add biryani masala, garam masala , rasam powder and salt.
  • Turn off the heat once the masala is nicely incorporated .
  • Mix the cooked and cooled rice . Add salt if needed.
  • Garnish with Roasted sesame seeds and onion slices and serve.
  • Serve with plain yogurt.
  • Enjoy ……………………………..


  • You can use any variety unscented rice
  • Left over rice can be used.
  • Any variety or a mix variety of bell peppers can be used
  • Garnish with fresh coriander .I have not used as i did not have it.
  • If you don’t have biryani masala use garam masala or equal quantites of garam masala and subzi masala.
  • Don’t skip rasam powder Do follow my blog and Social media handles on Facebook , Instagram , Twitter and Pinterest to get an update on the latest recipes. The more you share the more I smile. Thanks for your support and encouragement.

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  1. Bell Pepper Peas Fried rice sound a quick yet delicious rice dish. With the biryani masala, garam masala and rasam spice powders going in, i am sure it would have been a flavorful treat. Would love trying out your version.

    1. Wow bell peppers fried rice is indeed delicious, easy to make. With those yum masala n panch phoran definitely need to try it. Cannot wait to make it.

  2. Wow bell peppers fried rice is indeed delicious, easy to make. With those yum masala n panch phoran definitely need to try it. Cannot wait to make it. Definitely making it!

  3. An easy and flavorful rice dish Preethi. I think I would replace the green bell pepper with the colored ones as I’m more partial to them. Bell Pepper Peas Fried rice is good way to get the family to enjoy bell peppers.

  4. That’s a quick stir-fried rice, and yet, you have managed to add your own unique touches to it. I love the addition of rasam powder, garam masala, biryani masala and panch phoron. Bet the rice tasted absolutely flavourful!

  5. with the flavoursome masala powders and leftover rice, this is surely a quick dish to make for rushed mornings . bet it tastes yum as a lunch box dish too !

  6. Perfect rice item for lunch box, like the aroma of panch poran in this fried rice. It’s very quick to prepare when we have rice ready. Also liked the crunchy taste of roasted sesame seeds on fried rice.

  7. Loved your version of capsicum rice with peas in Panch Phoron.. this sounds such a flavourful dish with biryani masala along with rasam powder and garam masala.. I need to try this soon.

  8. Bell Pepper and Peas in the Fried rice sound so delicious preparation.
    All those masala powders going in must be adding a flavorful factor in the fried rice. I will try sometime this version

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