Apr 18, 2011

Tomato Rice



Weekday lunch special..




Preparation time: 10-15 mins

Cooking time : 10 mins

Ingredients :

  • Rice ( I made it in Basmati rice)-1 cup
  • Onion - 1 medium sized (sliced long)
  • Tomato(ripe) - 3 medium size (chopped rough)
  • Curry leaves- 3-4 
  • Ginger paste - 1/2 tspn (optional)
  • cinnamon stick - 1 small stick
  • clove - 3-4 
  • cardamom - 1 pod
  • Bay leaf -1 
  • Chilli powder - 1 tspn or more ( as per spice level)
  • garam masala - 1/4 tspn
  • Mustard seeds - 1/2 tspn
  • Salt - 1 tspn or more
  • Oil - 2 tbspn

Steps :

  1. Soak rice in water while mixing ingredients in cooker.
  2. Place the cooker on stove and add oil to it. Once hot add mustard seeds , curry leaves ,cinnamon stick . cardamom, bayleaf & onion. Stir it on medium high flame till onion becomes little soft.
  3. Then add tomato & ginger paste. And stir till tomatoes become soft.
  4. Add spices and water .
  5. Add rice and let it cook for 2 whistles on medium flame.
Tomato rice is ready for lunch box !


6 comments:

SouthindianHome said...

Delicious tomato rice

savitha ramesh said...

all time fav for my H.cool

Tina said...

yummy rice.

Saras said...

This is comfortable one pot meal always..

Kurinji said...

Yummy rice. Glad to follow u dear!
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Jay said...

mmmmm...flavorful n delicous..:P
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