Monday, 15 October 2012

Tomato Rice...

Introduction: Tomato rice is nothing but rice cooked in tomato gravy. Its a very spicy tangy recipe. There are Hundreds of ways making tomato rice and this is my way of cooking tomato rice.

  • Oil 2tbs
  • Mustard Seeds 1/2 tbs
  • Rice 1cup
  • Water 2 cups
  • Tomato 1 big chopped
  • Onion 1 medium sliced
  • Green chilli 1 
  • Ginger-Garlic paste 1tbs
  • Red Chilli Powder 1/2 tbs
  • Turmeric Powder 1/2 tbs
  • Coriander Chopped
  • Garam Masala 1/2 tbs
  • Sambhar Masala 1tbs
  • Salt as per you taste
  1. Heat Oil in a cooker and add mustard seeds
  2. After mustard seeds pop add green chillies and ginger garlic paste. Saute it for 2minutes
  3. Then add sliced onions and fry till it changes it color to golden brown
  4. Now add chopped tomatoes and cook tomatoes till it gets mushy/juicy
  5. Next add red chilli power, turmeric powder, garam masala powder  and Sambhar powder. Mix all and add little bit of water to make paste kind of consistency. Now let the oil separates from the water you will see very small bubbles coming
  6. Now you can add rice to it and water 
  7. Lastly add some salt mix all
  8. Give two whistles to your cooker and your rice is ready to be served hot
  9. Garnish it with coriander.

Serving suggestions: Have it with Papadum or Pickle or Curd.  This spicy n tangy rice taste delicious with anything.

  1. You can cook this rice in pan also.
  2. Sometimes i add Pav Bhaji masala to it to get that extra spicy taste.


  1. Very simple yet comforting rice.. my favourite..:))

    First time here and happy to follow u..:))


    1. Yeah tomato rice my all time favorite. I can have it any time.
      Hey thanks Reva for following my blog...