Veggie Burrito Bowl

Veggie Burrito Bowl is one of the healthy food we have often for lunch/dinner. They are easy to cook, delicious and filling too.

Mexican food has always been my favorite ever since I tasted it first in Chipotle, London. Here’s my version of the Burrito Bowl.

Ingredients (Serves 3)

Preparation time – 10 mins
Cooking time – 20 mins
  • White / Brown rice – 1/2 cup
  • Red Beans – 1/2 cup (soaked overnight)
  • Onion – 1 diced
  • Garlic – 2 cloves minced
  • Green Bell Pepper – 1
  • Orange Bell Pepper – 1/2
  • Red Bell Pepper – 1/2
  • Corn – 1/4 cup
  • Paneer / Cottage cheese – 100 gms
  • Cilantro / Coriander leaves – 1/2 cup finely chopped
  • Tomato Salsa – As required
  • Guacamole – As required
  • Coriander powder – 2 tsp
  • Cumin Powder – 2 tsp
  • Red chilli powder – 1 tsp
  • Pepper powder – As required
  • Olive oil / Butter – As required
  • Salt – as needed
  • Lime juice – 1/2 lemon squeezed
  • Lemon Zest – 1 tsp

Steps

  • Cook white / Brown rice with enough water and let it cook.
  • To prepare the Coriander/Cilantro lime rice, mix 1tbsp olive oil , 2 clove garlic minced , 1 tsp lemon zest , 1 tbsp lime juice and 1/2 cup coriander/cilantro in a bowl. Add this to rice and mix gently.
  • Soak red bean over night and pressure cook for 5 whistles. Filter and add salt and crushed pepper.
  • Cut all veggies and roast them separately with red chilli powder, cumin powder, coriander powder and salt. Adjust spice and salt to your taste.
  • Roast paneer with the spice powders and keep it aside.
  • Prepare Guacamole. Refer the recipe here.
  • Prepare Pico de Gallo / Tomato Salsa. Refer the recipe here.
  • Build your bowl by adding rice,beans, roasted veggies,corn and paneer and topped with Guacamole and Salsa.

Key Points

  • You can add any vegetables of your choice.
  • Can Oven roast the veggies instead of pan fry.

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