Tomato Rice

Ok so this  is a quick post and I wanted to do this one cause for the past few weeks this has been my staple for lunch. I just don have the time to cook some thing elaborate so I love a pot meat that has every thing in it!

 If you like flavored rice then this one is a big yes yes!!

Ingredients :-

  • Tomatoes – 3 large (shopped into small cubes)
  • Rice – 1 cup
  • Water – 1 cup
  • Mustard seeds – ½ tsp
  • Cinnamon stick – 1 small ( 1inch )
  • Dry Chilly – 2
  • Oil – 1 tbsp
  • Onions – 1 large ( chopped)
  • Ginger garlic paste – 1 tsp ( optional)
  • Salt – 1/3 tsp
  • Red Chilly Powder – 1 tsp
  • Turmeric – 1/3 tsp


  • Heat oil in a cooker and add cinnamon stick. Once it begins ti sizzle, add mustard seeds. As soon as they crackle add the dry chilly.
  • Then add onions and ginger garlic paste. Fry till nice and golden brown
  • Then add the tomatoes + chilly powder and turmeric power to the onion fry and let it cook for 5 mins.
  • Once the tomatoes are done add the rice, water and salt.
  • Cover the cooker with its lid and wait for three whistles
  • Once done let it cook off in the cooker.
  • Serve hot along with a curry or pappad or a simple raita


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