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August 13, 2009

Tomato Rice

Ingredients:
  1. Basmathi Rice - 1 cup
  2. Tomato - 2 nos
  3. Onion (small) - 1 no
  4. Green Chillies - 2 nos
  5. Red chilli powder - 1/4 tsp
  6. Turmeric Powder - 1/2 tsp
  7. Ginger Garlic Paste - 1/4 tsp
  8. Fennel seeds - 2 pinch
  9. Mustard - 1 pinch
  10. Curry Leaves - 5 to 6 nos
  11. Coriander Leaves - 1 stk
  12. Cinnamon - 1 piece
  13. Cardamon - 1 no
  14. Cloves - 2 nos
  15. Bay Leaves - 2 nos
  16. Oil
  17. Salt To Taste

Method:

Wash & soak the rice for 15 to 20 mins . Heat oil in skillet ,add cinnamon ,cloves, cardamon , bayleaves ,mustard seeds, fennel seeds & fry it for a minute .In the mean time boil the 2 tomatoes in hot water for 5 to 6 mins & then take of from the heat & allow it to cool ,then peel the skin & smash it to a thick puree & keep it ready. Then add the ginger garlic paste & fry it till it turns light brown ,then add the green chillies Curry leaves,,onions & fry till the onions turn golden brown color. Then add the tomato puree & saute it well . After 5 mins add the redchilli powder, turmeric powder ,salt & mix it well & cook untill all mixed well & oil comes out on sides .At this stage add the soaked rice & give a stir . Boil 1 1/2 cup of (rice soaked )water & add this to the above mixture & stir well (check for salt ) & transfer this to pressure cooker & leave 3 whistles & pressure cook it . Another method u can directly cook in the same pan by closing the lid with alow flame . For every 6 mins check it & give a stir & cook properly . Stir in coriander leaves immediately before serving. This goes well with cucumber raitha .......

18 comments:

*sangi* said...

Nice recipe&xllnt presentation dear!

Jyoti said...

Looks delicious!

En Samaiyal said...

thanx sangi , u r the one always encouraging me ....thank u

En Samaiyal said...

Thanx jyoti.....

Preety said...

lovely presentation of yummy rice pulao

En Samaiyal said...

Thanx preety for ur comment ......

Pavithra said...

Tomato Rice and the arrangement looks beautiful! Keep Going...........

En Samaiyal said...

thanx pavithra.....

En Samaiyal said...

thank u for the encouragement yaar.....

Padma said...

Nice presentation and delicious rice :)

Divya Vikram said...

Looks simple and elegant. Perfect lunchbox recipe. First time in your blog. You have great recipes.

Priya said...

Delicious rice and lovely presentation, my all time favourite!

Purva Desai said...

First time to this lovely blog.....rice looks tempting and presentation is really neat...

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Pari said...

Great cooking and a nice presentation.

En Samaiyal said...

Thanx for the compliments Pari,Purva, Priya,Divya, Padma ........

Nithya said...

I love tomato rice and this one looks really attractive. very cute presentation.


here for the first time and I am sure I would be here often. keep it going.

do take a peep into my blogs sometime.

Solai Chidambaram said...

nice collection of recipes dear.Keep on the good work.I love Rava Upma anytime but the others at home dont.So after seeing your Rava upma I want to have.Will try soon

Pavithra said...

Thanks for visiting my blog and leavning wonderful lovely comment dear ..