Cook Time: 20 minutes
Long grain rice: 1.5 cups
Onion : 1 cut in half and sliced
Green pepper: 1chopped
Tomato: 2 large chopped
Green chili or Jalapeño: 1 chopped
Peas : 1/4 cup
Corn : 1/4 cup
Butter : 2 tbsp
Red chili powder or paprika: 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Sharp cheddar cheese: 1/2 cup
Water : 3 cups
Heat the butter in a pan and add onions, peppers and green chili. Sauté till the onions turn translucent. Add tomatos, peas and corn and cook for 1 minute. Add rice and fry for 2 minutes. Add water, salt and paprika, mix well and close the lid. Cook for 14-15 minutes. Simmer and cook until all the water is evaporated (about 2-3 minutes).
Turn off the heat, mix cheese and serve hot with beans or by itself.