Wednesday, 12 November 2014

Posted by Shwetha on 10:43 1 comment
Tomato Rice

Tomato Rice is a well-known South Indian dish. I got this recipe from my cousin who is a great cook. The key ingredients for this dish are tomatoes and rice. It is certainly a tasty dish. 

It is tasty and very healthy dish with a tangy taste of tomatoes. It can also be done with the leftover rice but I suggest to make it with fresh rice. It is a perfect dish for lunch box.


Basmati Rice - 2 Cup
Tomatoes - 7 to 8
Onion - 2 Medium Size
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 Tsp
Red Chili Powder - 1 Tsp
Kitchen King Masala - 1 Tbsp
Black Peppercorn - 4 to 5
Clove (Lavang) - 4
Black Cardamom - 3
Bay Leaves (Tej Patta) - 2
Cinnamon (Dalchini) - 1

Turmeric Powder - 1/2 Tsp
Hot Water - 1 Cup
Oil - 1 Tbsp
Coriander Leaves - 1/4 Cup
Salt As Per Taste 


Tomato Puree

Wash Rice
In a pressure cooker boil tomatoes till three whistle. Once boiled let it cool down and then peel the skin of tomatoes. Grind the tomatoes in a mixer to make a puree of it. Keep it aside. Chop onions in long and thin pieces. Wash the rice and keep aside.
Add Black Peppercorn, Cloves, Black Cardamom, Bay Leaves and Cinnamon

Add Onion

Now heat pan and add oil to it. Once the oil is hot add black peppercorn, lavang, big elaichi, tej patta and dalchini. Cook it for 1 min and add onion. Cook till onions turns slightly brown.
Add Turmeric Powder, Red Chili Powder, Ginger Garlic Paste And Kitchen King Masala Powder

Mix All Masala
Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, ginger garlic paste and kitchen king masala powder. Mix all this well. Cook till the raw smell of ginger and garlic goes.
Add Rice

Mix Rice

Now add washed rice to it. Mix it well.
Add Tomato Puree
Add Water

Add tomato puree and a glass of hot water to it and mix well. Now add salt to it and cover the lid. Cook till the rice is done.
Garnish With Coriander Leaves

Garnish with coriander leaves.

Your Tomato Rice is ready to serve.
Serve Tomato Rice

Serve it hot with raita or salad.


If you don't have kitchen king masala you can even use sambar powder.

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