Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Tomato rice

Simple and quick recipes like this are always a blessing  especially for packed lunch box. I was never   a  tomato fan all my life but still I love this rice. I was inroduced to this recipe by one of my friend about 2 years ago and has been making this every now and then and now even  my liking towards tomato is  changing, I am learning to love tomato based dishes :)
Rice - 1 cup
Onion - 1/2 of an onion
Tomatoes - 4 small
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Urad dal - 1 tbs
Curry leaves - few
Redchilly powder - 11/2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Raisins - fistful
1.Cook rice and keep it aside.
2.In a wok add some oil and sputter mustard seeds followed by urad dal.
3.Add curry leaves ,chopped onions and saute till onion are soft.
4.Add Chopped tomatoes,spice powder , salt and cook until tomatoes are mushy.
5.Add some raisins and stir for 1-2 minutes.
6Add cooked rice ,mix  well and turn of the flame.


Unknown said...

simple lunch box recipe.. always a life saver :)

Manju @ Manjus Eating Delights said...

simple and quick recipe...you can also try a version with some roasted peanuts and chana daal or temper it along with the mustard seeds n all (just for a crunchy bite in between)

Love what you've done with the header...even I'm planning to update mine...Still thinking of a good look!


Unknown said...

Lovely header dear and simple comforting food

Swathi said...

Tomato rice looks delicious. Your header looks very beautiful.

Julie said...

Yummy tomato rice,quick fix too..as Manju commented I too add those crunchy nuts too..Lovely header as well :)

Torviewtoronto said...

tomato rice looks wonderful deliciously presented

great-secret-of-life said...

so delicious love the color

Unknown said...

Flavorful rice

Unknown said...

Beautiful header Vineetha...Tomato rice is one of my favorites