Mexican Rice Bowl

Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: 10 Mins Cook Time: 30 Mins Total Time: 40 Mins

Chipotle Rice Bowl, It’s a burrito bowl built with rice, beans, veggies and other ingredients and served in a deep bowl. Easy and yummy recipe. One of the best options for vegetarians.
It can be customized at home with Just need some preparations.

Lets see what all we will need for this:

Rice: You can use either use white rice or a healthy version of brown rice, It is cooked with some herbs, lemon and cilantro.
Cilantro Lime Rice is vegan and gluten free, easy to make rice recipe for rice bowls, burritos, etc., and is prepared in less than 20 minutes with basic ingredients from your kitchen.

Beans: Here we can either use boiled Pinto beans or kidney beans whatever is available.

Veggies: a combination of grilled onions, bell peppers and corn gives a flavorful taste. Add whatever you like. You can also add paneer pieces(indian version)

Dips: Sour cream and Guacamole dips go best with this recipe.


    Making the Herbs Rice
  • Saute Veggies
  • Beans


0/24 Instructions
    Herbs Brown Rice
  • Add 1 Tbsp of Olive Oil/Oil
  • Add 1 cup soaked brown rice or white rice. Stir well
  • Add 2.5 cups of water
  • Add salt to taste
  • Add 1 tsp mixed herbs
  • Add 1 cup chopped cilantro and 2 bay leaves
  • Add 1 tsp lemon juice. Stir well
  • Close the lid and Pressure cook brown rice for 30 mins.
  • Saute Veggies
  • Add 1 sliced onions
  • Add 1 sliced Bell peppers
  • Add 1 tsp mixed herbs
  • Making Beans
  • Add 1 cup Boiled beans /pinto beans in a pan
  • Add 1 tsp mixed herbs
  • Add 1 tsp of cumin powder
  • Add Salt to taste
  • Plating
  • Take a deep bowl for Plating
  • Spread the Brown Rice evenly as 1st layer
  • Spread some beans as a 2nd Layer
  • Add grilled veggies on one side
  • Add Chopped Lettuce on other
  • Add 1 TBSP Sour cream
  • 1TBSP Guacamole
  • 1 TBSP Salsa
  • Finally some shredded cheese


This recipe is inspired by Chipotle.In 2011, I tried this first at Chipotle in USA, and simply loved it, In India also I used to get this in my Pune office with a different version. It still was delicious.

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