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Tomato Basil Pilaf Recipe

Tomato Basil Pilaf
How to make Tomato Basil Pilaf

About Tomato Basil Pilaf Recipe: An easy to make tomato rice dish with the aroma of basil leaves. Prepare this quick and easy rice dish for lunch that you can pack for tiffin as well.

  • Total Cook Time 45 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time 35 mins
  • Recipe Servings4
  • Easy

Ingredients of Tomato Basil Pilaf

  • 1 Tbsp Butter
  • 1 medium Onion, chopped
  • 4-5 Black peppercorns
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1/2 tsp Shahi jeera
  • 3-4 Garlic cloves
  • 1 Tomato, chopped
  • 3-4 tbsp Tomato puree
  • 1 cup Basmati rice (raw weight, pre soaked)
  • to taste Salt and pepper
  • 3-4 Basil leaves + for garnishing
  • 2 cups Vegetable stock or water

How to Make Tomato Basil Pilaf

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In a deep pan add butter. Add onions. Saute.
Add pepper corns, bay leaf, shahi zeera, garlic and tomato. Saute for 2-3 minutes.
Add the tomato puree. Cook for 2 minutes.
Add the pre soaked basmati, salt, pepper, basil leaves and the stock.
Cook till rice are done. Garnish with some basil leaves.
Serve with a mushroom ragout.
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