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Creamy Red Bell Pepper Sauce With Broccoli Rice

If you are looking for a quick weeknight dinner or a tasty side dish for a family gathering, this recipe has got you covered. You will fall in love with this creamy, incredibly easy-to-make, easy-to-customize, and one of the most vivid sauces you will ever make. Roasted red pepper sauce can be used in so many ways — the best and easiest one is to toss some pasta in it. Feel free to use the sauce in veggies

Total time:30 minutes
Serving: 2-3 persons


For the Creamy Sauce:

  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 large roasted red bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup paneer
  • 1 cheese cube
  • 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
  • Salt
  • 1/2 tsp.white pepper powder
  • 1/2 cup chopped yellow-green bell pepper
  • 1/2 tsp chili flakes
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • Little milk to adjust consistency.

For the Broccoli Rice:

  • 1 cup broccoli florets (blanched and finely chopped)
  • 2 cup cooked rice
  • 2 tbsp.butter
  • 1 tbsp.garlic (finely chopped)
  • 1 tbsp parsley (chopped)
  • 1 green chili chopped
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp vinegar


To make broccoli rice:

  • Sauté the garlic in a large wok with butter over low heat for 30 seconds
  • When garlic starts turning golden brown, add in the green chili, broccoli and mix
  • Add in the cooked rice, salt, parsley, oregano, and vinegar
  • Mix well till you have a homogeneous mixture

To make sauce:

  • Puree roasted and skinned off red bell peppers, ginger-garlic paste and paneer in a blender until smooth
  • In a small saucepan over medium-low heat, melt butter
  • Once melted, add chopped yellow-green bell peppers and saute it for a minute
  • Add puréed peppers, cheese cube, chili flakes ,oregano and salt to taste
  • Cook until slightly thickened, stirring occasionally for about 2 minutes
  • Serve hot with rice.

    Indian Chef Chhaya Thakker, who has a huge following online on WhatsApp and YouTube will be sharing her favorite recipes and cooking tips with readers of The Times Kuwait. For feedback, you can write to


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