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Basil Mushroom Rice - Simple one pot meal - Simple lunch box recipe

Who doesn't like simple, healthy, tasty lunch box recipe? My kids looks forward to Sunday lunch as I normally do one pot meal. Before marriage mushroom is not common in fact till kids grow up I seldom had mushroom base dishes. Now days it became must at least once a week. This is one of favourite vegetables for the kids. 

Mushroom - 1.5 cup (sliced thinly)
Basil leaves - 1 cup
Garlic - 8 pods
Onion - 1 Sliced thinly
Lemon juice - 1 tablespoon
Salt per taste
Green chillies - 2 sliced thinly
Pepper powder - 1/2 teaspoon
Peanut powder - 2 tablespoon (Optional)
Cooked rice - 3 cups ( I have tried with brown rice and bastmathi rice. Both are fine)
Oil - 2 teaspoon


Heat the oil in the pan. Add Onion and garlic. Fry till they are slight brown in color. Add mushroom and green chillies. Fry till Mushroom is just cooked ( about 10 mins) Add basil leaves, salt. Fry till the leaves wilt. Add pepper powder, peanut powder. Mix well. Add Lemon Juice and mix it. Add cooked rice. Mix well. Switch it off. 
Serve hot.

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  1. new recipe for me..but it sounds great!

  2. Love basil flavor, looks tempting

  3. Simply superb lunch box recipe veena...Basil gives a heavenly taste to the rice ...

  4. Wow that rice should smell divine with the basil :-) I must try this soon

  5. Delicious mushroom rice love it. sure basil added more flavor.

  6. That's a flavorful and healthy one pot meal.. Perfect for lunch box..

  7. Yummy treat....very flavorful and tasty rice

  8. Love one pot meals... this looks delicious...

  9. mushroom is a weakness here... u just gave me a recipe to try it in a different way...thank u for sharing

  10. I too have a mushroom one pot recipe in my drafts but now that I see basil leaves used in this one I am tempted to redo :)


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