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Nov 2, 2006

Tomato Rice



This is a very simple way of making Tomato Rice, especially when we have to get ready the lunch box in the busy morning hours. I cook rice in my Microwave rice cooker. The rice grains do not stick to each other which is good for all kinds of Mixed rice recipes.

Ingredients

Rice – 1 cup
Tomatoes – 6 – (Red ripe juicy tomatoes – Chopped)
Onion – 1 medium (Chopped)
Mint leaves – handful
Curry leaves – 1 strand
Oil - 1 tablespoon
Mustard seeds – 1 teaspoon
Urud Dal – 1 tablespoon
Green Chillis – 2 (if its too hot)
Asafoetida
Turmeric Powder
Salt


Method:

Cook rice, separate grains and keep it aside.

Heat oil in a kadai and add mustard seeds, when it sputters, add the urud dal, When the urud dal turns slightly brown, add the green chillis. Add the onion and sauté until it turns translucent. Add the tomatoes and sauté until the tomatoes are cooked and blends with the onion. Now add the turmeric powder, asafoetida and Salt. Stir well. Add the mint leaves and curry leaves and salt and stir well. Reduce the heat completely and add the rice and mix gently until the white rice grain is not seen. Serve hot with chips/raitha.

5 comments:

Foodie's Hope said...

Looks wonderful, delicious and love the photo! Glad I found you!

Mythreyee said...

Thanks a bunch!

Vani said...

Looks yummy, Mythreyee!!

Anonymous said...

Really good..Thanks a ton

Good Gynecologist in Adyar said...

Fabulous and delicious tomato rice..