Tomato Flavoured Rice

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:2
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Nutrition facts:240 calories,9 grams fat
Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup - ordinary short grain Rice (any), washed and soaked for 30 minutes
  • 2 Tomatoes - grated or pureed
  • 1 Onion - sliced thinly
  • 1 stalk - Curry leaves
  • 1 tsp - Mint leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp - coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 flake - garlic, grated
  • 3 - dried red chillies, coarsely crushed
  • 1 - Bay Leaf
  • 1-inch piece - Cinnamon
  • 2 - Cloves
  • 1/ tsp - Sugar (more if Tomatoes are sour)
  • salt to taste

How to Make Tomato Flavoured Rice

  • Heat a small-sized pressure cooker. Add whole spices, roast lightly on low.
  • Add sliced onions, curry leaves and stir cook for a minute.
  • Add tomato puree, garlic, mint leaves and salt.
  • When puree starts to sizzle, add 3 cups hot water.
  • Bring to a boil. Add rice and sugar and allow it to resume boiling.
  • Close cooker lid, allow 2 whistles, reduce flame to minimum.
  • Remove from fire after 2 mins.
  • Allow steam to settle down, open lid and transfer to serving dish.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander, serve hot.