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Sassy Tomato Rice Recipe

Sassy Tomato Rice is a popular Indian Main
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On :
Wednesday, 6 July, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Pressure Cook Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
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  • 4-5 - large Tomatoes
  • 1 - large Onion
  • A few pods of Garlic
  • 2 - Green chillies
  • A few - Curry leaves and Coriander leaves
  • 1/2 tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - Urad Dal
  • 1/2 tsp - Channa dal
  • 1/2 cup - freshly grated Coconut
  • 1/2 tsp - Fennel seeds (Saunf)
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Garam Masala
  • 1.5 cup - long grain Rice (cooked)
  • How to Make Sassy Tomato Rice:

    1. In a heavy bottom pan, pour in oil and season with mustard, channa dal and urad dal.
    2. When the dals turn brown, add finely chopped onion and garlic and fry for a while till transparent.
    3. Add turmeric, chilli powder and salt.
    4. Then put in the finely chopped tomatoes and stir fry for a while.
    5. Grind coconut with the fennel seeds into a smooth paste and add it into the tomato.
    6. Let the mixture cook for a while and wait till the liquid is 3/4ths evaporated.
    7. Take off the fire and let it cool.
    8. Add the curry leaves, coriander leaves and garam masala powder.
    9. Gently toss in the rice with a wooden ladle till well mixed.
    10. Serve hot with onion raitha and papads.


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