Tomato Rice / தக்காளி சாதம்

Recipe Categories: Indian, Quickies, Rice Varieties

A simple quickie and yet tasty recipe that is liked by all.

Tomato Rice / தக்காளி சாதம்

Ingredients:

  • Tomato [M] – 2 nos
  • Onion [M] – 1 no
  • Rice – 1 cup
  • Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
  • Red chili powder – ¼ tsp / to taste
  • Green chili – 1 no
  • Ginger garlic paste – ¼ tsp
  • Salt – to taste
  • Water – 1 ¾ to 2 cups
  • Coriander leaves – few

For Seasoning:

  • Oil and butter – 3 tbsp.
  • Mustard seeds – ¼ tsp
  • Cumin seeds – ¼ tsp
  • Bay leaf – 1 no
  • Cardamom – 2 nos
  • Cinnamon stick – 1 inch
  • Cloves – 2nos
Serves – 2

Preparation Time – 20 min

Preparation:

  • Wash and Soak the rice for 10 min.
  • Take a Pressure Cooker and heat the Oil and Butter. Add the Mustard and cumin seeds. When it crackles, add the Whole Garam masala.
Making of Tomato Rice
  • Add the chopped onion and when it turns translucent, add the Green Chili, Ginger Garlic paste. Saute it until the raw smell is gone.
Making of Tomato Rice
  • Add the Turmeric powder, Red Chili powder and chopped Tomato. Saute it for 1 minute.
Making of Tomato Rice
  • Add the Rice, Salt and Water. Mix it well. Close the lid. Let it cook for 2 to 3 whistles and turn off. When the pressure comes down, carefully remove the lid and add the chopped Coriander leaves and gently mix it.
Making of Tomato Rice
Making of Tomato Rice
  • Serve it hot with Raita, Chips/ Pappad.

Note:

  • If the cooked Rice is wet, let it rest for 10 min so the water can evaporate.

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