Tomato Rice

Ingredients

  • 4 large tomatoes
  • 1 cup rice
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 green chillies, chopped
  • 2-3 medium onions, chopped fine

Spice Powder

  • 2 tsp oil
  • 6 dry red chillies
  • 2 tsp coriander seeds
  • 3 tsp Bengal gram dal
  • 1 tsp urad dal
  • 1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 1/2 tsp asafoetida powder
  • 2 tbsp grated copra

For Tempering

  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 2 tsp ghee
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 2 tbsp peanuts
  • A few curry leaves

Method –

  1. Chop the tomatoes and blend in a mixie. Strain the juice and set aside
  2. To make the spice powder- in 2 tsp oil, fry all the ingredients for spice powder and grind fine. Set aside
  3. Pressure cook the rice and spread on a platter to cool
  4. Mix the tomato juice, salt and turmeric powder in a pan and simmer till it thickens
  5. Add the spice powder and mix well. Set aside
  6. Heat 2 tbsp oil and 2 tsp ghee and add all the ingredients for Tempering
  7. When the mustard seeds splutter, add the chopped green chillies and onions and fry for a few minutes till golden
  8. Add the rice and cooked tomato concentrate. Mix well
  9. Serve hot

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