Friday, August 3, 2012

Tomato rice

This dish is very popular in south india prepared with ripened tomatoes.This rice goes well with plain yoghurt or yoghurt salad.

Precooked Rice-4 cups
Ripe tomatoes-3-4( chopped)
Sambar masala-1tbsp
Cinnamon-1" piece
Garlic-2 crushed(optional

  • Heat 1tbsp of ghee +1tbsp of oil,in that add cardamom,cinnamon and cumin and if you are using garlic add that also.
  • Now add in sliced onion and saute until its turns to golden brown color.
  • Add in tomatoes  along with sambar powder,salt and sugar( optional) and let the tomatoes cook until mushy.
  • Now add precooked rice ( you can use left over rice too) and mix it well with the tomato masala.Cover it with a lid and cook on low flame for about 5-6 mins.
  • Its ready to serve.
Serve hot with  thick plain yoghurt ...You can pack this in your kids lunch box  too.