Whenever I feel lazy to cook, my choice is usually Tomato rice. It is very simply to cook and tastes delicious.My children love this tomato rice a lot. Today we will learn how to make tomato rice following this easy recipe.
Soak Basmati rice for 20 minutes. Drain water, add 2 cups of hot water and cook rice until soft.
Take juice of 4 tomatoes using a blender and keep it aside.
Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a kadai and add the ingredients mentioned under 'for the seasoning'.
Add onions and saute till it turns translucent.
Add green chillies and ginger-garlic paste. Saute for a few more minutes.
Then add tomato juice, turmeric powder, chilli powder or sambar powder and salt needed. Cook until oil separates as seen in the picture below.
Add needed cooked rice to the tomato gravy and mix well.
Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve hot with papads, potato chips or raita.
Note - You can use ordinary regular rice or even leftover rice for this recipe.
If using chilli powder, add 3/4 tsp chilli powder and 1-2 tsp of coriander powder for best results.
Add needed cooked rice to the mixture.
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