Dec 29, 2012

Tomato Rice

Tomato rice is quick and easy to make-spicy and tangy to taste


  • Basmati rice 1 cup
  • Tomato 2 chopped
  • Onion 1 chopped
  • Ginger garlic paste-1/2 tsp
  • Peas-1/4 cup steamed
  • Green chillies-1-2
  • Red chili pwd-1 tsp
  • Garam masala-1 tsp
  • Dhani Jeera pwd-1 tsp
  • Salt
  • Water


  • Oil + Ghee 2 tblsp
  • Elachi 1
  • Cinnamon 1 piece
  • Clove 1
  • Bay leaf 1
  • Cashew nuts-few

Method-Soak basmati rice for at least 1 hour.(follow instructions on pkt).Heat a pressure cooker/pan  with oil and add all items under seasoning. Add green chillies, onions and fry well. Add ginger garlic paste, green peas and fry for a minute. Then add tomatoes.  Add salt, tumeric,masala powder,fry till tomato becomes soft.Add rice and water and pressure cook.Serve hot with raita .

South Indian touch-----

Alternatively you can add the South Indian style seasoning and masala powder (Bhath Pwd)-mustard,chana dal,urad dal,hing, jeera ,groundnuts,curry leaves.Garnish with coriander leaves and coconut.

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