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Tomato rice within minutes
Published On: 11 Mar 2006
malayalam: Elakkaya / Elakka
telugu: Yalakulu / Elaichi / Yaalakkaya / Yealak-Kayulu
kannada: Yalakki / Yelachi
hindi: Choti Elaichi
Bengali: Elach / Garate
Gujarati: Elcho / Elaychi
Konkani: Kalo Elu / Yelo
Marathi: Eachi / Masala Welchi / Veldoda / Velchi
Oriya: Aleicha / Gujuratie / Alaichi
Kashmiri: Aa / Lbuduaa
Urudu: Ilaychi / Elaisi
for more details, click the name of the ingredient
tamil: Grambu / Lavangam / Kiraambu
malayalam: Karayaamboovu / Grambu
telugu: Lavangam / Lavangalu
kannada: Lavanga / Lavangapattai
hindi: Lavang / Laung
Bengali: Labango / Lawang
Gujarati: Laving / Lavang
Konkani: Grambu / Lovang / Longan
Marathi: Luvanga / Laung
Punjabi: Long / Lavang / Laung
Bengali: Laban / Noone
tamil: Ular Dhraakshai / Kaintha Thratchai / Karuppudraaksha
malayalam: Kismis / Unakku Munthiringa
telugu: Kisimiss / Yendu Dhraksha
kannada: Ona Drakshi / Vonadraakshe
hindi: Khishmish / Kash / Drax
Bengali: Kash / Kishmish
Gujarati: Lal Draksh / Kismis / Drax
Konkani: Khishmish / Suke Dhrakshi
Marathi: Bedane / Manuka
Tulu: Nungel Draakshe
tamil: Mundhiri Paruppu / Andiparippu
malayalam: Andiparippu / Kashuvandiparippu / Parangi Andi
kannada: Godambi / Geru Beeja
Bengali: Hijli Badam
Konkani: Cajjubi / Caaju / Moyi / Kazu
Oriya: Kaju / Lanka Ambumanji / Kajubadam
English: Cilantro / Coriander Leaves
tamil: Kothamalli Ilai / Malli Ilai
malayalam: Kothamalli Ila / Malli Ila
telugu: Kothimeera / Kothamalli Kooraku
kannada: Kottambari Soppu
hindi: Hara Dhania Ke Patte / Dhania Patha
Bengali: Dhonay Patha
Gujarati: Kothmir / Dhana
Konkani: Kottambari Pallo
Oriya: Dhania Patra
Punjabi: Hara Dhania
Blend the tomatoes in a mixer grinder to make a puree. Keep it aside.
Heat 2 - 3 tbsp of ghee in a pressure cooker.
Add all the spices and allow them to splutter.
Add the tomato puree and stir well.
Stir, till the puree starts to thicken.
:- Do not reduce it too much.
Add the drained rice and mix well.
Add 3 1/2 cups of water and mix well again.
Add reqd salt and mix well.
Close the cooker with its lid and pressure cook upto 2 whistles on high flame.
Fry the raisins and cashews in the remaining tbsp of ghee.
After opening the cooker, add the above fried items along with the chopped coriander leaves.
Mix everything well.
:- Serve with any curry or salad and pappadum.
:- If u wish, you can add vegetables like beans, carrot and cauliflower along with the rice. Then, u need to add 4 cups of water.:- Even if u r not using veg, u can add upto 4 cups of water if u want the rice to be really cooked.
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