Thursday, January 21, 2010

Tomato Rice - Lunch Box Recipe


Tomato rice is a simple South Indian recipe. We can prepare this recipe with
leftover rice/Fresh rice. This recipe is a well known lunch box recipe.


1 Cup Rice
3 Tomatoes
1 Medium Onion
4 - 5 Green Chillies
Red Chilly powder to taste
1/4 tbs turmeric
1/2 Inch Ginger
2 flakes garlic
2 Cloves
1 piece cinnamon
2 cardamons
2 tbs oil/butter/ghee
Coriander leaves for garnishing.


1. Cook the Basmati rice and keep it aside. Allow it too cool.
2. Heat oil in a pan, add cloves,cinnamon, Cardamom and fry for a minute.
3. Add ginger, garlic, green chillies and fry for a min.
4. Add onions and green chillies fry till the onions turn into light brown color.
5. Add Chopped Tomatoes, Salt, turmeric and cover to cook on medium heat.
6. After tomatoes are cooked well, add red chilly powder and mix well.
7. Finally add cooked rice and mix well.
8. Garnish with Coriander leaves.


Sook said...

I love different variations of Indian rice dishes. This looks so great!

Tina said...

Easy and yummy rice...

Padma said...

I love this’s so simple yet tasty..... When ever there is confusion what to make for lunch/dinner I will just click your site and will find something to cook easy and simple. Thank you.....