Whenever I feel lazy to cook, my choice is usually Tomato rice. It is very simply to cook and tastes delicious.
Basmati Rice -1 cup
Ripe juicy tomatoes -4
Onion -2 medium size
Green chillies -2
Ginger-Garlic paste -1 tsp
Chilli Powder -1 tsp
Turmeric Powder -1/4 tsp
Salt as required
Oil -2 tbsp
For the seasoning
Mustard - 1/4 tsp
Asafoetida - a pinch
Curry leaves - little
Soak Basmati Rice for 20 minutes. Drain water and pressure cook rice adding 2 cups of boiling water.
Take juice of 4 tomatoes in a blender and keep it aside.
Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a kadai and add the ingredients for 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 and salt. Cook until oil separates.
Add the 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.
You might love my Tomato Biryani Recipe also.