Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Tomato Rice

Ingredients to grind:-Tomatoes : 2
Tomato paste : 1 tbspn
Chilly powder : 1/2 tspn

Ingredients to cook rice:-
Basmati rice : 3 rice cooker cups
Oil : 1 tbspn
Whole garam masalas : Cloves -2, Cardamoms-2, Cinnamon- 1 inch , Bay
Ginger garlic paste : 1/4 tspn
Water : 5 rice cooker cups
Salt : 2 tspns
Mint leaves : 10
Lemon juice : 1 tspn

Ingredients to make tomato rice:-
Oil + Ghee : 2 tbspn
Whole garam masalas : Cloves -2, Cardamoms-2, Cinnamon- 1 inch , Bay leaves-2
Onion : 1
Green chillies : 8
Curry leaves : 1 sprig
Ginger garlic paste : 1/4 tspn
Green peas : 1/2 cup
Grinded tomato puree
Salt : 2 tspn
Cooked rice
Coriander powder : 1 tspn
Garam masala powder : 1/2 tspn
Coriander leaves : 5 sprigs

Preparation :-
  • Chop tomatoes and grind them with tomato paste and chilly powder. Put this aside.
  • Wash basmati rice and soak for 15 mins. Heat a pan add oil , add whole garam masalas , curry leaves , ginger garlic paste and add water. Add salt and mint leaves and let this boil.
  • Add lemon juice and strained rice and cook till done and switch off stove. Do not remove lid for 5 mins and later cool the cooked rice.
  • Heat a pan add oil , ghee , whole garam masalas , green chillies and curry leaves and fry till done.
  • Add sliced onions and fry till they turn lite brown and then add ginger garlic paste.
  • Add green peas and fry for 5 minutes.
  • Add grinded tomato puree , 2 tspns salt , garam masala powder , coriander powder and mix nicely and fry till tomatoes mixture oozes oil.Add 1 tspn lemon juice and coriander leaves .
  • Add cooked rice and mix gently. Fry till done.
  • Serve hot with spicy baby potato curry , onions and lemon wedges.


  1. Rajani Rayudu said...
    Hi Preethi,

    yummy tomato rice, looks nice........

    Anonymous said...
    Sorry to ask but meeru vyshyas aa ? mee recipes choosthe ala anipinchindi ?
    6 months industrial training in chandigarh said...
    hey preethi..really mouth watering recipe.will try this for sure
    Anonymous said...
    hi preethi nice reciepe, dont mind going further reciepe's pls mention ingredients in telugu also, ex: cumin you pls mention in brackets as jilakarra so that everyone can understand easily thanks.....

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