In a cast-iron skillet or a medium size pan, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Sauté onion, pepper, and carrot until softened, about 3 minutes.
Add garlic and chopped tomatoes then cook for 5 more minutes stirring frequently.
Mix in the rice, peas, paprika, and chili powder, if using. Next, add broth and bring to a boil. Lower the heat, cover, and cook until liquid is absorbed, about 10 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add salt and pepper to taste. Sprinkle with chopped parsley leaves before serving.
Substitute vegetable broth with water and a tablespoon of Vegeta. Vegeta is a popular vegetable and herb-based seasoning.
For the best results, read additional tips in the post above.
Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary significantly based on products used.