Tomato Rice Recipe

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Tomato Rice

Rice cooked with the tang of tomatoes and flavors of coriander, chillies and mint. Fast and flavor packed!

Ingredients of Tomato Rice

  • 2 cups rice - picked, washed and soaked
  • 2 Tbsp mint - chopped
  • 2 Tbsp coriander - chopped
  • 1/4 cup ghee
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon-broken
  • 4 cloves
  • 2 green cardamoms
  • 1/2 cup onions-grated
  • 2 tsp ginger-garlic
  • 5 tomatoes, puree
  • 4 green chillies-slit
  • 2 tsp salt or to taste
  • Coriander leaves for garnish

How to Make Tomato Rice

  1. Boil the tomatoes and blend to make puree.
  2. Heat the ghee and add the cinnamon, cloves and cardamoms.
  3. Add the onions and ginger garlic paste and saute till onions are a light brown.
  4. Add the tomato puree and saute till fat separates.
  5. Add the green chillies and salt, turn around a few times.
  6. Add the rice, mint and coriander and mix well.
  7. Add 3 cups water and bring to a boil. Lower the heat, cover and cook till all the liquid is absorbed.
  8. Serve hot garnished with the coriander.