Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Tomato Rice

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Ingredients
4 cups cooked basmati rice
1 onion cut in two and thinly sliced
3 ripe tomatoes chopped finely - cook in microwave for 3 mins
5 hot green chillies
1/2 tsp cayenne powder(skip or adjust as per the heat of the chillies)
1/2 tbsp chopped garlic cloves
1/2 tbsp chopped ginger

Seasonings
5 small cinnamon sticks
7 cloves
1 tsp fennel seeds roughly crushed
1 dry bay leaf
1/2 tsp mustard and cumin seeds
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
Curry leaves and Cilantro leaves
Salt to taste
3-4 tbsp oil

Method
Heat oil in a deep pan add mustard and cumin seeds when they splutter add cinnamon sticks,cloves,chillies,bay leaf when they roast a bit add onions,fennel seeds,garlic,curry leaves,ginger and salt.Stir till the onions are cooked well.Add cayenne powder,microwave cooked tomatoes,turmeric and cook for a few minutes till the spices are well blended.Add cooked rice and gently stir to blend well.Garnish with chopped cilantro leaves.Enjoy with chips or yogurt raita!

34 comments:

Priti said...

This looks so gud n delicious ....just so perfect

Kalpana Sareesh said...

Perfect n colorful aromatic tomato rice made to perfection n who can say no to such an vibrant tomato rice..

aipi said...

Lovely color ~ looks so yum, perfect with some boondi raita :)
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Suja said...

Tangy and yummy rice..makes me hungry.

Sayantani said...

such a comforting one pot meal.

Saraswathi Iyer said...

Looks delicious and heavenly. Love the colour.

Shanavi said...

Ur tomato rice looks extremely good Pushpa..Need a box of these now..

Swathi said...

Tomato rice looks delicious, my favorite one pot meal. I love to make them.

DD said...

WOw yummy!!!! lovely click!!!!
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GEETHA ACHAL said...

Wow...such a tempting variety rice...

kitchen queen said...

Hey I am hungry can I grab the whole plate and finish off the tomato rice which looks so yummilicious.

Nithya said...

Mouth watering rice :) The color is so attractive. Love the first click a lot :)

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Yummy and delicious one pot meal...love the color..

Raina said...

Yum! This looks so flavorful and delicious:)

Vidhya said...

Loved this tangy rice.

Krithi's Kitchen said...

Super like... has the elegance of briyani.. just how I love it...

Uma said...

Colour of the food makes mouth watering. Very Delicious.

Cheers,
Uma

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Very delicious and colorful tomato rice. Looks wonderfully prepared.

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

divya said...

looks so lovely n awesome..

Rekha shoban said...

colourful rice!!nice click!!

Ambreen said...

Wow, that looks awesome! Wonderful presentation, Pushpa.

Rachana said...

Delicious and colourful rice dish! Would be great with some raita :-)

Lavanya Selvaraj said...

Very nice clicks and it looks very mouthwatering.

-Lavanya
My recent post: Easy Breezy Chicken Curry

Kaveri said...

Looks very yum...One of daughter's favorite lunch box items

Prathima Rao said...

Looks so good, delicious & inviting!! Nice color too :)
Prathima Rao
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jeyashrisuresh said...

simple and yummy rice.perfect one for lunch box

Santosh Bangar said...

yummy so attractive ki eat just now .nice clicks

Torviewtoronto said...

delicious looking tomato rice looks fabulous

Sini Cherian said...

I will try this sometime,nice

Sonia (Nasi Lemak Lover) said...

my kid love tomato rice, usually i cook with tomata ketchup only, your version look really good, i must try soon. Thanks for sharing.

JishasKitchen said...

beautiful tomato rice...this is my fav and you made it so perfectly...!!

foodie @ Tasting Spot said...

looks sooo tempting... very nice

Ali said...

wow, the rice looks so good, so tempting. I should definitely get a hold of you to come and make me the rice too :)

Malli said...

That looks very refreshing and the vibrant colors on the tomato rice is inviting!!

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