Thursday, January 17, 2008

Tomato Rice


Basmati rice - 2 cups( 250 gms )

Tomatos - 4

Green Peas - 1/2 cup
(Soaked and half boiled)

Potato - 1

Onion - 2

Green Chillies - 4

Ginger garlic paste - 1 1/2 tbl spoon

Cloves - 5

Elachi - 3

Bay Leaves - 3

Sambar powder - 1 1/2 to 2 tbl spoon

Salt - to taste

Corainder Leaves - as you wish

Procedure :

1.In a Pressure Cooker heat the oil and add the cloves, elachi, bay leaves and fry them well.

2.Now add onion slices, green chillies and fry it.

3.Add ginger garlic paste and fry it. Then add the chopped tomatoes and fry it well.

4.Now add half cooked green peas, potato pieces, sambar powder and mix them.

5.Then wash basmati rice and add in that and fry it. Add water ( for 1 cup of rice add 1 1/2 to 2 cups of water ), salt and close the cap of cooker.

6. Allow to cook until one whistle. Remove from stove and allow to cool.

7. Garnish with corainder leaves and serve it with potato curry.


  1. Good lady ..I also make tomato rice often at home ..Thanks for sharing

  2. thank you so much for sharing. it was the best tomato rice recipe ever....