5 from 1 vote
pepper rice served in a red rimmed bowl with a spoon for dinner
Pepper Rice
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins

Pepper rice recipe is a delicious, easy to make flavorful rice recipe seasoned with black pepper powder. This recipe is quick to make with leftover rice and big in flavor!

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4
Calories: 217 kcal
Ingredients (1 cup=250 ml)
  • 2 cups cooked rice or 1/2 cup raw rice
  • 3/4 teaspoon black peppercorn powdered
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 2 teaspoons urad dal
  • 2 teaspoons chana dal
  • 10 curry leaves
  • 3 tablespoons peanuts
  • 15 cashews
  • salt to taste
  1. Cook and cool the rice thoroughly. You can also use leftover cooked rice.
  2. Powder black peppercorns in a mixer grinder or mortar and pestle.
  3. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a pan.
  4. Temper with mustard seeds, urad dal, chana dal, curry leaves. Add peanuts and cashews too. Fry well.
  5. Add the pepper powder and saute well till the raw smell goes off.
  6. Now add this tempering to the rice and mix well. Add salt to taste. Mix gently. Serve with vegetable fry or vadam