Tangy and mild spiced Tomato rice is a good combination with Potato and Brinjal, stir- fry or omelet. Tomato rice is one of the yummy South Indian special variety of rice which we pack for schools and offices to enjoy the meal with mild flavored. The natural color of red ripen tomatoes gives attractive color and succulent taste to this rice. Easy to prepare in the morning hours this Tomato rice mix can be prepared in early hand to mix with hot cooked plain rice.
Ingredients to Prepare:
Basmati rice -1 cup
Tomato Red -3 nos (250 gram)
Onion- 1 big size
Green chili -3 nos
Red chili powder -1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
Salt- 1 tsp
Sugar-1/4 tsp to enhance and balance the taste
Garam masala powder- 1/4 tsp(optional)
Coriander leaves -1 tbsp chopped
Oil 3 tbsp
Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp
Channa dal-1 tbsp
urad dal -2 tsp
How to Prepare?
Wash and soak rice for 10 minutes, add 1: 2 cups water and cook.
Chopp onion tomato and green chilies.
Heat pan with oil and add “To Temper” ingredients.
Add chopped onion, curry leaves, and green chili stir till it gets translucent.
Add chopped tomato, (chopped few capsicums can be added if preferred for attractive color combination)saute for few minutes till it leaves its skin.
Now add Turmeric powder, garam masala, salt and chili powder cook in medium flame for 5 to 10 minutes until it leaves oil around the pan.
Tomato mix for rice is ready. This can be stored in the refrigerator for 4 to 5 days.
Take a wide pan, add the hot cooked plain rice and tomato mix we prepared in pre-hand. Mix altogether such that the masala coated with rice add salt if needed garnish with chopped coriander.