North Indian Simple Tomato Rice

A variety rice cooked in tomato puree

North Indian Simple Tomato Rice

A variety rice cooked in tomato puree

Category : Vegetarian, Rice

By rajam partheeban

Published On: 04 Mar 2007

Rating: 4
12 Votes, 3 Reviews
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40 Minutes
Served : 6
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Step 1

Wash and soak the basmati rice in water for 15 - 20 mins.

Step 2

Slice the onion and green chillies.

Step 3

Put the tomatoes in the boiling water. Close it for 5 mins, peel and grind it to a fine paste.

Step 4

Heat ghee/oil in a pressure cooker.

Step 5

Season spices.

Step 6

Add chopped onion and fry till golden brown.

Step 7

Add the green chillies and ginger-garlic paste and saute till the raw smell goes.

Step 8

Add the chopped coriander and mint to it and fry for few secs.

Step 9

Add rice and saute for a min.

Step 10

Add the tomato puree in 1:1 1/2 cup ratio.

Step 11

When it starts to boil, add salt and stir once.

Step 12

Pressure cook for 1 whistle.

Mothe Thomas

I tried is yummy


Tried this..It came out excellent.....Thank you for posting. Vijay

pratiba chandran

very tasty rice....try it out

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