Tomato Basil Pilaf Recipe

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Tomato Basil Pilaf
How to make Tomato Basil Pilaf
  • Recipe By: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

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.

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

  • 1.In a deep pan add butter. Add onions. Saute.
  • 2.Add pepper corns, bay leaf, shahi zeera, garlic and tomato. Saute for 2-3 minutes.
  • 3.Add the tomato puree. Cook for 2 minutes.
  • 4.Add the pre soaked basmati, salt, pepper, basil leaves and the stock.
  • 5.Cook till rice are done. Garnish with some basil leaves.
  • 6.Serve with a mushroom ragout.
Key Ingredients: butter, onion, black peppercorns, Bay leaf, shahi jeera, Garlic cloves, Tomato, tomato puree, basmati rice (raw weight, pre soaked), Salt and pepper, Basil leaves + for garnishing, vegetable stock or water