Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Tomato Rice

Tomato rice is one of the easiest n tasty dish i ever known.When ever i am not in mood to cook or lack of time i prefer to prepare this dish !!


2 cups basmati rice
2 cups chopped tomato's
1/2 cup chopped onion
2 green chillies slit
1/4tsp tamarind paste
1/2 inch grated ginger
10 broken cashew
1/4 tsp mustard seeds
1/4 tsp cumin seeds
1/4 tsp urad dal(split black gram)
6 to 8 fenugreek seeds
a pinch of hing (asafoetida)
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/4 tsp garam masala
2 tbsp oil
2 spring curry leaves
salt to taste

Cooking Procedure:

Soak rice in a 3 1/2 cup of water for 20 min and then cook the rice .

Heat oil in a pan add urad dal,mustard seeds,cumin seeds,fenugreek seeds,hing, cashew and fry till cumin seeds crackle.

Add onion,green chilli,curry leaves,ginger,turmeric powder to the above ingredients and fry till onion become light golden brown

Add tomatos and fry untill it become soft

Add chilli powder,garam masala,salt ,tamarind paste and fry till all the ingredients blend nicely into a paste and give a nice aroma

Add the rice to the above mixture and mix it until all the rice blends completely with the paste

Remove the pan from stove serve hot with apalam and curd


Premalatha Aravindhan said...

hi sathya,

tomato rice very nice,love the presentation,yummy rice...

Uma said...

my Mom prepares tomato rice.. never tried it myself.. Thanks for sharing!

Sushma Mallya said...

i too do tomato rice but your version seems great as well..lovely recipe sathya,will surely try this one

SathyaSridhar said...

Tomato rice looks perfect dear,, makes me hungry its been long time tasted thakali saadham.

Rach said...

I love tomato rice. This looks yumm. I have a tomato rice recipe in my blog as well, you can check it out sometime

Rach said...

Thanks for compliments. Interestingly, Even I don't eat non-veg food now. I follow ayurvedic diets without chillies, mustard, potatoes, groundnuts, etc... But, I'm not sad of giving up NV. I'm glad infact :)

Viki's Kitchen said...

Tomato rice looks yummy. Nice presentation. said...

Tomato rice looks wonderful nad tasty.Thanks for dropping by visit nad comments are very much appreciated.Following your blog.

Satya said...

Thank you every one for ur compliments and suggestions ....


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