Tomato rice is my favourite dish and you can make it in different ways.I remembered when I was in middle school my friend Praju used to get delicious tomato rice made by her aunt.
It was so tasty that everytime she brings that we used to exchange it.
Now, Tomato rice has become my Lazy time recipe. Whenever I feel bit lazy to cook and want to avoid eating out,I 'll go for this Tangy Tomato Rice
2 cup of Basmati rice- soaked for 30 mins (2 cups rice0 add 3 cups of water)
3-4 Big tomatos
1 cup of chopped mint leaves
1 small piece ginger
1 garlic clove (make ginger and garlic paste)
2-3 Green Chilies
Whole Garam Masala (1 small piece cinnamon, 3-4 Cloves,2-3 Caradamon, 1-2 bay leaves,1-2 marati moggu, 3-5 peppercorns, 1 tsp fennel seeds)
1tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
1 tsp cumin powder
1/2 tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp garam masala powder
1/2 red chili powder
Salt to taste
How to make:
Heat a pan/pressure cooker, add cumin seeds and whole garam masala when it sluppters add cut onions, green chilies and ginger garlic paste and saute till it turns to light brown. Add turmeric powder, cumin powder, redchili powder,garam masala powder and coriander powder and saute it.
Now, add tomato and chooped mint leaves and cook it until the tomatos are fully cooked and water is fully drained.
Add rice saute it and add salt and cover the lid and cook for about 7-10 mins.
Serve with raita or kadhi.