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What is Tomato Rice?

Rice cooked with lots of tomatoes and some spices and other ingredients which complements the flavour of tomatoes is tomato rice. Tomato rice is very easy and simple to make and at my place, it is one the most popular recipes using leftover rice. It has the flavour of curry leaves, ginger, chillies and spice mix prepared by roasting together coriander seeds, chana dal and urad dal. It gives a very distinct and divine flavour to the dish. Do try tomato rice recipe as it is

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Let’s talk about the Ingredients for Tomato Rice Recipe

Tomato rice recipe calls for rice and tomatoes. Okay, I know that you know that! As regards the rice I have used cooked rice or leftover rice. Yet another awesome recipe using leftover rice is curd rice. As already mentioned lots of tomatoes are used. I have used 3 tomatoes for 2 cups rice. You can use up to 2 tomatoes. Another important ingredient is the powdered mix, which gives a great flavour to the tomato rice.
Other rice recipes on the blog are veg fried rice, gatta rice and more.

How To Make Tomato Rice

1. Dry roast 2 tsp coriander leaves, 2 tsp chana dal and 1 tsp urad dal till aromatic.

2. Once it cools down, make a fine powder.

3. Heat 1 tbsp oil.

4. Add ½ tsp mustard seeds (raie) and let it crackle.

5. Add 1 sprig of curry leaves and cook for 30 seconds.

6. Add 1 medium sized chopped onion.

7. Cook till translucent.

8. Add 3 medium sized chopped tomatoes.

9. Add spices i.e. ¼ tsp turmeric powder, ½ tsp red chilli powder and salt to taste. Cook for 30 seconds.

10. Add 1 tsp ginger chilli paste. Cook for 1 minute.

11. Add ¼ cup chopped coriander leaves and cook till tomatoes turn mushy.

12. Add 2 cups cooked and refrigerated rice.

13. Add the powdered mix prepared in step 2.

14. Mix and cook for 3-4 minutes.

15. Serve tomato rice with mint raita. Bon appétit!

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