Masala Tomato Rice

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup - Basmathi Rice
  • 3 - medium ripe Tomatoes (cut into pieces)
  • 1 - medium Onion (sliced)
  • 3 to 4 - Small Green Chillies
  • 2 tbsp - Ghee
  • A handful of fresh or Frozen Peas
  • Salt to taste
  • Cinnamon, Clove and Curry Leaves for sputtering
  • Fried cashewnuts and chopped coriander Leaves for garnishing.

How to Make Masala Tomato Rice

  • Wash the rice and soak it for 5-10 mins.
  • Heat the pressure pan, add ghee and splutter the cinnamon, cloves and curry leaves.
  • Then fry the green chillies and onion till they are transparent in colour.
  • Add the tomatoes and cook till they are soft.
  • Then add the green peas and rice and fry for 3-4 mins.
  • Add 1.5 cups of water and salt to taste.
  • Close the lid and pressure cook for 20 mins or 2 whistles.
  • Garnish with fried cashewnuts and coriander leaves.
  • Serve with onions or cucumber raita and garlic papads.