Easy and Quick Tomato Rice Recipe

Easy and Quick Tomato Rice Recipe

This easy and quick Tomato rice is mild rice with full of flavours that goes perfect with any veg/non-veg gravy. This is a one pot meal which is prepared by sautéing onion, tomatoes with ginger garlic paste and then combining with rice and cooked on low flame for 10-15 minutes. Even you can make this tomato rice in a pressure cooker. We usually serve this rice with egg tomato thokku and raita.

 

 easy and quick Tomato rice

 

STEP BY STEP PICTURES OF MAKING TOMATO RICE

 

Ingredients:

  • Basmati rice- 1 cup
  • Chopped tomatoes -3 medium
  • Ginger garlic paste- 2tsp
  • Sliced onions- 2
  • Slit green chillies- 4
  • Bay leaves- 2
  • Cloves- 4
  • Cinnamon stick- ½ inch
  • Cardamom pods- 2
  • Turmeric powder- ½ tsp
  • Shah Jeera – 1tsp
  • Garam masala- 1tsp
  • Ghee- 4tbsp
  • Oil- 1tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander leaves- a handful
  • Mint leaves- a handful

Preparation:

Wash and soak the basmati rice for 15 minutes.

Meanwhile slice the onions, green chillies and keep aside.

Heat a non-stick pan, add ghee, oil once they heat, add shah jeera along with cloves, cinnamon stick, bay leaves and cardamom pods.

Next add the sliced onions, green chillies and sauté them till onions change its colour.

Then add ginger garlic paste and fry till raw smell goes.

Add chopped tomatoes along with mint, coriander leaves, garam masala powder, turmeric powder and mix well and fry for 2-3 minutes on low flame until tomatoes become mushy.

Drain the water from the rice and add to the saucepan and mix gently without

breaking the rice and fry for a minute.

Add 1 ½ cup hot water and salt according to taste and mix well.

Cover with lid and cook on low flame for 15 minutes or till the rice is cooked.

Then gently fluff up the rice with fork and transfer into a serving plate and enjoy this easy and quick tomato rice with your favourite curry.

 

 easy and quick Tomato rice

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easy and quick Tomato rice
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Easy and Quick Tomato Rice Recipe

This easy and quick Tomato rice is mild rice with full of flavours that goes perfect with any veg/non-veg gravy. This is a one pot meal which is prepared by sautéing onion, tomatoes with ginger garlic paste and then combining with rice and cooked on low flame for 10-15 minutes. Even you can make this tomato rice in a pressure cooker. We usually serve this rice with egg tomato thokku and raita.
Course Main Course, Rice Dish
Cuisine Andhra, Indian
Keyword easy and quick tomato rice, onepot meal
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 People
Author Pavani

Ingredients

  • Basmati rice- 1 cup
  • Chopped tomatoes -3 medium
  • Ginger garlic paste- 2tsp
  • Sliced onions- 2
  • Slit green chillies- 4
  • Bay leaves- 2
  • Cloves- 4
  • Cinnamon stick- ½ inch
  • Cardamom pods- 2
  • Turmeric powder- ½ tsp
  • Shah Jeera – 1tsp
  • Garam masala- 1tsp
  • Ghee- 4tbsp
  • Oil- 1tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander leaves- a handful
  • Mint leaves- a handful

Instructions

  1. Wash and soak the basmati rice for 15 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile slice the onions, green chillies and keep aside.
  3. Heat a non-stick pan, add ghee, oil once they heat, add shah jeera along with cloves, cinnamon stick, bay leaves and cardamom pods.
  4. Next add the sliced onions, green chillies and sauté them till onions change its colour.
  5. Then add ginger garlic paste and fry till raw smell goes.
  6. Add chopped tomatoes along with mint, coriander leaves, garam masala powder, turmeric powder and mix well and fry for 2-3 minutes on low flame until tomatoes become mushy.
  7. Drain the water from the rice and add to the saucepan and mix gently without
  8. breaking the rice and fry for a minute.
  9. Add 1 ½ cup hot water and salt according to taste and mix well.
  10. Cover with lid and cook on low flame for 15 minutes or till the rice is cooked.
  11. Then gently fluff up the rice with fork and transfer into a serving plate and enjoy with your favourite curry.

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10 thoughts on “Easy and Quick Tomato Rice Recipe

  1. I use to make this few years ago, when I wanted something to comfort me. I love tomatoes and the way you have cooked this rice, I just want to have some now.

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