Sassy Tomato Rice

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Total Time:
20 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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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

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