Simple Tomato Rice / Tamatar Pulao



Tomatoes sauteed with spices and then added to rice makes a delicious southern rice delicacy know as Tomato rice.This delicious yet simple to prepare dish is full of wonderful flavors. Tomatoes can be pureed or chopped while adding . It can be eaten as it is or with some yogurt, or on the side of any Indian style vegetable curry dish.



Ingredients:-

Oil/Ghee:- 2 Tbsp
Mustard Seeds:- 1 Tsp
Cloves:- 2
Cinnamon Stick:- 1 inch piece
Onion:- 1/2, small, slice lengthwise
Garlic cloves:-2 , chopped
Turmeric:- 1/2 Tsp
Red Chilli Powder:- 1/2 Tsp
Garam Masala Powder:- 1/2 Tsp
Fennel Seed Powder:- 1 Tsp
Salt
Tomatoes,chopped:- 3
Rice:- 1 Cup (washed)
Water:- 2 1/2 Cups




Procedure:-

1) Heat the oil in a large pan. When hot add cloves , cinnamon stick & mustard seeds, when it starts spluttering add garlic & onion.Cook over a medium heat until onions are golden brown.

2) Add tomatoes, turmeric,red chilli powder, garam masala powder, salt and fennel seed powder, mix everything well. Cook covered for 5-6 minutes until tomatoes have softened.

3) Add washed rice and mix well. Cook for another 2 minutes. Pour 2 1/2 cups of water & give it a good stir.Cook until the rice is tender.

Serve hot or warm.

Enjoy:)

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9 comments:

divya said...

looks sooo delicious n yummy rice..

Shanthi said...

lovely platter Preeti...awesome...

Shruti said...

Simple n delicious!!! Very nice recipe...

Hari Chandana said...

Looks tempting!!

kitchen queen said...

awesome and tempting tomato rice.

Sona S said...

all time fave rice, looks yummy.

Priya Suresh said...

My all time favourite rice.

Chitz said...

Simple & yummy one pot comfort meal !

Priya Raj said...

Awesome. i will try this today. I was looking for a simple dish for the New Year

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