Tomato Rice

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A healthy and delicious rice with the tangy flavor of tomatoes.It is very easy to cook also.So tomato rice is quick fix for your lunch/dinner.It would be a good option for kids lunch box also. This is a South Indian style of rice preparation.The best thing is that you don’t need any side dish for this rice. You can have it with papad,raita and pickle.

Ingredients

  • Basmati Rice – 1 cup
  • Onion – 1
  • Tomato – 3
  • Green chilli – 2
  • Ginger garlic paste – 1 teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 teaspoon
  • Red chilly Β powder – 3/4 teaspoon
  • Bay leaf – 1
  • Cloves – 2
  • Cardamom – 1
  • Cinnamon – 1″ piece

Preparation

  1. Soak basmati rice for 20 minutes, drain the water completely and cook rice with little salt and 2 cups of water. Transfer and spread it on a plate.
  2. Heat oil in a pan, add bay leaf, cloves, cinnamon and cardamon. Fry for a few seconds and then add thinly sliced onion.
  3. Saute till onion become slightly golden brown, add ginger garlic paste and saute for a few more minutes.
  4. Then add chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder, chilly powder, green chillies and salt.Cook till tomatoes become mushy.
  5. Add cooked rice and gently mix to spread the masala onto the rice.Switch off the flame, mix with chopped coriander leaves.Serve with tomato onion raita.

Tomato onion raita

  1. Chop 1 onion, 1 tomato, 2 green chilies and 2 tbsp coriander leaves.
  2. Whisk 1/2 cup of curd with salt until smooth.
  3. Add all chopped ingredients with curd and mix well.
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10 Comments Add yours

  1. navane64 says:

    Always a favourite for the tanginess.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Looks delicious.πŸ‘Œ

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Anu Yalo says:

      Thanks πŸ™‚

      Like

  3. kushigalu says:

    One of my favorite. YUMMY!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Anu Yalo says:

      Thanks πŸ™‚

      Like

  4. One of my favorite breakfast dishes πŸ™‚

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Masala Vegan says:

    Looks amazing, love Tomato Rice as a quick week night meal πŸ˜€

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Anu Yalo says:

      Thank you πŸ™‚

      Liked by 1 person

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