Tomato Rice In Kerala Style

Basmati rice cooked in coconut milk and tomato puree to prepare yummy tomato rice.

Tomato Rice In Kerala Style

Basmati rice cooked in coconut milk and tomato puree to prepare yummy tomato rice.

Category : Vegetarian, Rice

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By Mia Varghese

Published On: 14 Jun 2010

Rating: 3
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40 Minutes
Served : 2
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Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

For preparing tomato rice in kerala style, first cook the tomatoes in boiling water for a few minutes until the tomatoes are soft.

Step 2

Remove the outer skin of the tomatoes and crush the tomato pulp in a liquidiser to extract 1 cup of tomato puree.

Step 3

Add 1 cup water to grated coconut and blend in a mixer to extract 1 cup of coconut milk.

Step 4

Add coconut milk to tomato puree and heat. Keep this mixture aside.

Step 5

Heat ghee in a wide bottomed vessel and saute cinnamon, cloves, cardamom and cashew nuts. Saute for a few seconds.

Step 6

Add onion and green chillies and saute until the onion becomes soft.

Step 7

Add ground ginger and garlic and fry for a few minutes.

Step 8

Stir in drained basmati rice and fry for a few minutes. Add previously prepared tomato coconut mixture and required salt.

Step 9

Cover with a lid and cook in low heat until the rice is done and water has evaporated completely.

Step 10

For garnishing tomato rice in kerala style, fry onion in oil to a golden brown color and scatter on top of rice.

Step 11

Tomato rice in kerala style is ready and serve with chopped coriander leaves on top.

Step 12

Tips:-
1)For maintaining accuracy, use the same cup for measuring rice and coconut milk.

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Asiya ashraf

Without using chilly powder or masala powder , how can we eat it?

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