Tasty Tomato Rice

by PriyaSiddharth
Tomato rice prepared in a simple way
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Rating: 4
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Cuisine North Indian
Prep Time 40 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Tomatoes(chopped, medium) - 6 nos
  • Basmati rice - 2 1/2 cup
  • Water - 5 cups
  • Onion(finely chopped) - 1 no
  • Ginger(garlic paste - 2 tbsp) -
  • Green chilly(slit) - 1 no
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Fennel seeds powder(Perinjeerakam) - 1/4 tsp
  • Pepper powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Cinnamon(Karugapatta) - 6 pieces
  • Bay leaf(Vazhana/Karuga ela) - 2 nos
  • Cloves(Grambu) - 6 nos
  • Cardamomseeds(Elakka) - 5 nos
  • Mace(Jathipathiri) - 2 nos
  • Cumin seeds(sajeerakam/biriyani jeerakam) - 1/2 tsp
  • Clarified butter/ghee - 2 tbsp
  • Curry leaves – 10 - 15 nos
  • Coriander leaves(chopped) - 2 tbsp
  • Pudina leaves(chopped) - 2 tbsp
  • Salt(As reqd) -
Cuisine North Indian
Prep Time 40 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Tomatoes(chopped, medium) - 6 nos
  • Basmati rice - 2 1/2 cup
  • Water - 5 cups
  • Onion(finely chopped) - 1 no
  • Ginger(garlic paste - 2 tbsp) -
  • Green chilly(slit) - 1 no
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Fennel seeds powder(Perinjeerakam) - 1/4 tsp
  • Pepper powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Cinnamon(Karugapatta) - 6 pieces
  • Bay leaf(Vazhana/Karuga ela) - 2 nos
  • Cloves(Grambu) - 6 nos
  • Cardamomseeds(Elakka) - 5 nos
  • Mace(Jathipathiri) - 2 nos
  • Cumin seeds(sajeerakam/biriyani jeerakam) - 1/2 tsp
  • Clarified butter/ghee - 2 tbsp
  • Curry leaves – 10 - 15 nos
  • Coriander leaves(chopped) - 2 tbsp
  • Pudina leaves(chopped) - 2 tbsp
  • Salt(As reqd) -
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Rating: 4
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Instructions
  1. Clean and soak the rice in water for 30 minutes. Drain the water and leave it for drying.
  2. Heat clarified butter or ghee in a pan.
  3. Add cinnamon, bay leaf, cardamom seeds, cumin, cloves and mace.
  4. Add onions and saute till it turns golden brown in color.
  5. Add ginger-garlic paste and sautT for 2 minutes.
  6. Add chopped tomatoes, green chilly, curry leaves and little salt.
  7. Saute until the oil separates.
  8. Add chopped pudina leaves.
  9. Add rice and sautT till rice turns translucent.
  10. Add water and allow it to boil.
  11. When the water comes to a boil, add salt required for rice.
  12. Cover the pan and cook in low flame until the rice is done.
  13. Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve with salad & pickle.
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3 comments

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ROOPA RAJU January 10, 2011 - 9:22 pm

Good recipe.. a different taste. Came out well.

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Sethu January 10, 2011 - 4:00 am

Excellent Recipe. Worth trying.

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Rekha January 10, 2011 - 4:15 am

Excellent recipe. Keep posting.

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