Hot Tomato Rice

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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves: 3
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1.5 cups long grain rice
  • 1 cup tomato puree
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 2 green chillies, slit
  • 1/2 tsp ginger paste
  • 1/2 tsp garlic paste
  • 1 spring onion bunch, chopped fine
  • 1 tbsp coriander, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp clove-cinnamon powder
  • 1/4 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp tomato sauce
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp butter or oil

How to Make Hot Tomato Rice

  • Wash and soak rice for 30 mins.
  • Heat oil in a large saucepan. Add ginger and garlic pastes. Stir.
  • Add chopped onions, green chilli and stir fry till light pink.
  • Add all dry masalas, sugar and salt and stir.
  • When the oil separates, add rice. Stir and add tomato puree, sauce, and bring to a boil.
  • Add 1.5 cups water and stir gently. Bring to a boil. Taste liquid to check salt, etc.
  • Cover and simmer on low till almost cooked.
  • Stir occasionally in between, adding more water if required.
  • When it is almost done, add spring onions and coriander.
  • Stir gently and allow all water to evaporate.
  • Serve hot.