Red Bean Mushroom Mexican Rice

Red Bean Mushroom Mexican Rice

Red Beans and Mushroom Rice


  • 1 cup red beans (rajma ,raw)
  • 1 -11/2 cup boiled rice( ideally one day old )
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 tsp chopped garlic
  • 1 green pepper chopped
  • 4-5 flat beans finely sliced
  • 8-10 mushrooms cut into 4
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper powder
  • 1 tsp chilli flakes
  • 3 tbsp oil



  • Wash and soak the red beans overnight or can soak for 7-8 hours
  • Take a pressure cooker add 3-4 cups of water
  • Put the soaked red beans in a bowl and sprinkle it with salt and place in the cooker
  • Steam the red beans for 35-40 mins on low flame after the first whistle
  • When done remove the cooker from the flame and let it open naturally .
  • Remove the red beans and keep aside



  • Take a pan add the the oil ,when the oil gets warm
  • Add the chopped garlic and stir fry for few minutes till it starts changing colour
  • Then add the chopped onions to the pan and stir fry with the garlic ,till the onion becomes translucent
  • Add to this the finely cut flat beans and stir fry for few minutes
  • Now add the mushrooms and stir fry for few minutes stirring constantly so that the mushrooms don't start leaving water
  • Add the cut green pepper and mix it in well and stir fry for 30-40 seconds
  • Now add the red beans to the pan and mix everything in together
  • To this add the salt ,cummin powder, black pepper powder and red chilli flakes
  • Stir it all in well together
  • Cook for few minutes
  • Finally add the cooked rice stir it in gently and mix everything well in together 
  • Done 


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