Tomato Rice Recipe

Tomato rice is a one pot meal which is accompanied either by a mix vegetable raita or a glass of buttermilk. Posting it for all of you dear friends.

Ingredients :

  • 250 gms rice
  • 2 large onions chopped fine
  • 100gms peas
  • 1 inch ginger
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • A large piece of cinnamon
  • 4 cloves
  • 2 Cardamom
  • 4 tomatoes
  • A fistful of grated coconut
  • 3 green chillies
  • A tsp of chilly powder ( add as per requirement)
  • A pinch of haldi/turmeric
  • 1 potato boiled and cubed(optional)

Method :
Cook the rice with a tsp of ghee/clarified butter and salt. Allow it to cool thoroughly. Grind the coconut, chilly, ginger garlic coarsely. Powder the cinnamon, Cloves and Cardamom. Chop the tomatoes very fine.
Heat a mixture of ghee and oil. Add the onions and the ground masala along with the powdered spices. Roast on a slow fire till it gvs a good aroma. Add the tomatoes and roast till mushy. Add salt, chilly powder, a pinch of haldi and toss. Add the potatoes (if using them) and heat well. Add the cooked rice mix well and heat thoroughly.

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