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Thursday, May 16, 2013

Tomato Rice


Serves 4
Preparation time : 30 min
Cooking time : 15 min
Dish ready in 45 min.



You will need:


  • 2 cups basmati rice
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 7 to 8 fresh curry leaves
  • 1 medium onion finely sliced
  • 1 tbsp garlic chopped
  • 2 green chillies slitted
  • 2 cups fresh tomatoes peeled and chopped
  • 1 cube veg stock
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • 1/2 cup fresh coriander leaves chopped
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 4 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp vinegar
  • Salt to taste


Method:
  1. Wash rice well and soak for 30 minutes.
  2. Heat oil in a non stick pan (big enough to make 2 cups rice) and bay leaf, cumin and garlic.
  3. When garlic turns aromatic add onion, curry leaves and green chillies. Fry till onion becomes soft and pink.
  4. Now add all the rest of the ingredients except for chopped coriander.
  5. When tomatoes are cooked through and oil starts separating add 4 cups of water and bring to boil.
  6. Now add rice, stir well and place the lid. Cook on medium heat for 5 min and then reduce flame to lowest and add coriander leaves (stir gently) and cook for 10 more min or till the rice is well cooked.
  7. Serve hot with any side dish.







2 comments:

  1. INDEED A SIMPLE , EASY AND TASTY RECIPE... THE RESULT WAS BETTER THAN WHAT I EXPECTED

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  2. loved by my kids and was easy thanks

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