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How to prepare Tomato rice

Tomato rice is one of the tasty recipe in all variety rice recipes. Tomato rice is served in most of the South Indian hotels. In most of the houses, this will be prepared with boiled rice. Here, i am using jeera rice (jeeragasamba), and cooking in pressure cooker. We can be make with basmathi rice. It is prepared with tangy tomato puree.

Basic information :

Preparation time : 10 Mins
Cooking time : 15 Mins
Serve : 4 Persons
Ingredients :

Jeera rice : 1 Cup
Tomato : 1/2 Kg
Green chilly : 4 Nos
Ghee (or) Oil : 3 Tsp
Cinnamon : 3 Nos
Cloves : 3 Nos
Cardamon : 2 Nos
Bay leaves : 1 No
Ginger : Small piece
Garlic : 5 Nos
Onion : 1 No
Turmeric powder : 1/4 Tsp
Red chilly : 2 Nos
Curry leaves : 5 Nos
Coriander leaves : 1 Tsp
Tips :
We can add red chilly powder instead of green chilly.
We can make with basmathy rice also.
Method :
Grind tomatoes and green chilly and make it as puree.

Heat ghee or oil in a cooker, add cinnamon, cloves, bay leaves, and cardamon.

Add sliced onion, red chilly, curry leaves, coriander leaves, crushed ginger, garlic and fry well.

After onion turned golden brown, add tomato puree and fry well.

Add washed rice and fry little.

Add turmeric powder and salt.

Add water in 1:2 ratio.

We can close the cooker and boil, but the masala will not be mixed well with rice. So after adding water, boil the rice in open cooker till its half cooked.

When the rice is half cooked, close the cooker and wait for 10 minutes.

After 10 minutes, take from the flame and keep for 5 minutes.
After 5 minutes, open the cooker lid and serve hot with raita.

Please try this tasty tomato rice recipe, have a healthy lunch and post your valuable comments!…

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