Tomato Rice

A quick and easy tomato rice recipe to bring a different feel to the rice you eat everyday. #HappyCookingToYou #FoodFusion #RamazanSpecial

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-Tamatar (Tomatoes) 4 medium

-Water ½ Cup

-Ghee (Clarified butter) ¼ Cup

-Laung (Cloves) 2-3

-Badi elaichi (Black cardamom) 1

-Badiyan ka phool (Star anise) 2

-Sabut kali mirch (Black peppercorns) 6-7

-Darchini (Cinnamon sticks) 2

-Zeera (Cumin seeds) ½ tsp

-Pyaz (Onion) sliced 1 medium

-Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) ½ tbs

-Hari mirch (Green chillies) slit 4-5

-Namak (Salt) ½ tbs or to taste

-Lal mirch powder (Red chilli powder) 1 tsp or to taste

-Lemon juice ½ tbs

-Water 3 & ½ Cups

-Chawal (Rice) basmati ½ kg (soaked for 15 minutes)

-Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped



-Cut tomatoes in half with the help of knife.

-In frying pan,place tomatoes,add water & bring it to boil,cover & blanch on medium flame for 3-4 minutes.

-Remove tomato skin,mix & mash with the help of spoon and cook on medium flame for 2-3 minutes & set aside.

-In a pot,add ghee & let it melt.

-Add cloves,black cardamom,star anise,black peppercorns,cinnamon sticks,cumin seeds & mix well.

-Add onion,mix well & fry until light golden.

-Add blanched tomatoes,ginger garlic paste,green chillies,mix well & cook for 2 minutes.

-Add salt,red chilli powder,lemon juice,mix well & cook until oil separates (2-3 minutes).

-Add water,mix well & bring it to boil.

-Add rice,mix well & cook on high flame for 2 minutes then cover & cook on low flame for 15-20 minutes.

-Mix well,garnish with fresh coriander & serve!


Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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