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Tomato biriyani

My mother and my mother-in-law are used to prepare Tomato rice very often. But i like biriyani very much. So i tired to make biriyani with more tomatoes. It is very tasty and gives different biriyani taste. I am preparing this rice in biriyani rice. (Jeeraha samba rice). We can make it in basmathy rice also. When we are having with  brinjal raitha or onion pachadi, it will be more delicious. My husband and my daughter also liked very much. I am not adding puthina in this. If we like, we can add puthina(mint leave) along with coriander leaves. let us see how to prepare yummy Tomato biriyani.

Basic information :

Preparation time : 15 Mins
Cooking time : 20 Mins
Serve for : 4 Persons

Ingredients :

For grind :
Onion : 1 No
Ginger : Small log
Garlic : 4 Pcs
Cinnamon : 2 Pcs
Cardamon : 2 Nos
Cloves : 3 Nos
For saute :
biriyani rice : 1 Cup
Tomato puree : In 5 Pcs
Oil or ghee : 2 Tsp
Fennel : 1/2 Tsp
Curry leaves : Few
Green chilly : 4 Nos
Turmeric powder : 1/4 Tsp
Chilly powder : 1 Tsp
Garam masala : 1/2 Tsp
Salt : To taste
Coriander leaves : Few

Method :
Wash the rice and keep it aside. Grind the ingredients which is under the for grind heading.

Heat oil or ghee in a pressure pan, add fennel seeds. Add curry leaves.  Add ground onion paste and saute well. Add tomato puree and saute well.

Add all the masala powders and salt, saute.

After the masala well cooked, add washed rice and fry a little.

Add water in 1:2 ratio. Add chopped coriander leaves and close the cooker.

After the pressure came, put weight on the cooker and low the flame. Wait for 20 minutes. After 20 minutes of cooking, switch off the flame and wait 5 minutes for pressure release. After that,  open the cooker lid mix well and transfer to the serving dish and serve hot.

Try this yummy rice recipe and share your valuable comments….

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