Tomato Basil Pilaf Recipe
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
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 PilafHideShow Media
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.