tomato rice recipe

Tomato Rice Recipe | Thakali Rice

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Tomato rice recipe | How to make tomato rice | Thakali rice with step by step photo and video recipe. Healthy and flavored rice recipe prepared mainly with basmati rice, tomatoes, spices & herbs.

A good lunch recipe. I often eat it along with a boiled egg or onion raita (onion and curd salad). It tastes yummy. Moreover, it is served without any side dish but tastes amazing when served with a choice of onion raita. The recipe for preparing tomato rice is pretty simple.

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Tomato Rice Recipe | Thakali Rice

Course: MainCuisine: IndianDifficulty: Easy
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

15

minutes
Total time

25

minutes

Tomato rice recipe | How to make tomato rice | Thakali rice with step by step photo and video recipe. Healthy and flavored rice recipe prepared mainly with basmati rice, tomatoes, spices & herbs.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of Basmati Rice

  • 2 tbsp Oil/ ghee

  • 1 inch Cinnamon stick

  • 3 to 4 Cardamom

  • 1 Bay leaf

  • 2 to 3 cloves

  • 1 star annise

  • 1 cup onion thinly sliced

  • 2 to 3 green chilies

  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste

  • 2 cups of tomatoes finely chopped

  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder

  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala Powder

  • 1/2 tsp fennel powder

  • Salt to taste

  • Some Coriander Leaves finely chopped

  • 2 cups of water

Directions

  • Wash and soak 1 cup basmati rice for 30 mins. Drain and set aside.
  • Heat ghee in a cooker.tomato rice recipe
  • Add cinnamon, bay leaf, fennel, and cardamom. Let them sizzle for a min.tomato rice recipe
  • Now add onions and green chilies. Saute until it turns golden brown.tomato rice recipetomato rice recipe
  • Add in the ginger garlic paste and saute for a min.tomato rice recipe
  • Now add in the chopped tomatoes and mix them till its mushy.
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  • Add in all the spice powders, turmeric powder, coriander powder & garam masala and salt. Mix well.tomato rice recipe
  • Add in the coriander leaves. Give a quick stir.
  • Add 2 cups of water and check for salt once again. Add 1/2 tsp fennel powder & stir well.tomato rice recipetomato rice recipe
  • Once the water starts to boil add in the drained rice.tomato rice recipetomato rice recipe
  • Close the cooker lid. Wait for 2 whistles in high flame and turn the flame to low and wait for 5 to 7min. Turn off the flame.tomato rice recipe
  • Once the pressure is released, open the lid and ta-da, our rice is ready.
  • Serve with onion raita or chips…tomato rice recipe

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