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Tomato Rice Bake in Foil Recipe

Tomato Rice Bake in Foil is a popular Indian Main
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Bake Recipe
Difficulty :
Preparation Time :
30 minutes
Servings :
Serves 3
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  • Basmati Rice - 1.5 cups
  • Tomato puree - 1 tin
  • Dry Red Chillies - 3
  • Soy sauce - 1 tsp
  • Bay Leaf - 1
  • Cloves - 2
  • Cinnamon - 1/2 inch
  • Salt - to taste
  • How to Make Tomato Rice Bake in Foil:

    1. Wash, soak 1.5 cups basmati rice in salted water for 30 mins. Pour one tin tomato puree into a non-stick pan.
    2. Add 2 cups water, salt, 3 broken dry red chillies and 1 tsp soy sauce.
    3. Stir and bring to a boil. Add drained rice.
    4. Bring back to a boil. Add 1 bay leaf, 2 cloves and 1/2-inch stick cinnamon.
    5. Simmer on low with a loose-fitting lid.
    6. When done, each grain would separate and all liquid will be absorbed.
    7. Press a grain to test if done.
    8. Add 1/2 cup grated cheese and mix well and transfer to a large sheet of aluminium foil.
    9. Fold corners up to form a packet.
    10. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 200 degree C for 10 mins.
    11. Serve hot, with stir-fried vegetables, or a wholesome salad.


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