Monday, June 30, 2008

Tomato Rice

Learnt From:Vahrehvah's Video (Sanjay Tumma)

Serves for:

As a full meal for 2 people.


Ripe Tomatoes --- 3

Raw – Rice --- 1 Cup
Green Chilies --- 8 small
Ginger --- 2 inch pieces or 1 ½ tblsn when chopped
Onion --- ½ of the big one
Red Chilly Powder --- 1 tsp
Garam Masala --- a big pinch
Salt --- to taste
Coriander Leaves (Cilantro) --- 10-15 strands

For Seasoning:

Ghee --- 1 tblsn
Channa dal --- 1 tblsn
Black Split Gram Dal --- 1 tsp
Mustard Seeds --- ¾ tsp
Cumin Seeds --- ½ tsp
Broke Cashew nuts --- 10-15
Dry Red Chilies --- 2 halved
Curry Leaves --- 6-7
Hing --- a pinch


Clean a cup of raw-rice twice with water. Add 2 cups of water to it and cook it rice cooker or presser cooker as you cook rice normally.
Chop green chilies, ginger, onion and tomatoes.
Break cashew nuts to pieces.
Heat a tblsn of ghee in a pan.
Season it with channa dal, black split gram dal, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, dry red chilly, broken cashew nuts, & hing.
Add curry leaves, chopped ginger and green chilies. Stir fry till the green chilies get white spots.

Add chopped onions. Fry till light transparent.

Add chopped tomatoes.

Add enough salt, 1 tsp of red chilly powder, and a big pinch of garam masala.
Cover it and cook till done.

In the meanwhile, chop coriander leaves.
Add boiled rice.

Mix well and adjust salt.
Add chopped coriander leaves and mix well.
Transfer the curry to a serving bowl.

Closer view of Tomato Rice.

Have it with raitha.


  1. It could challenge the ideas of the people who visit your blog.

  2. Isn't Vah chef great? I love his recipes. This is the best looking Tomato rice I have ever seen!:))

  3. Hi Asha,

    Thank you so much Asha.Yeah, I tried a few recipes from him. All tasted very good.

  4. tomato rice looks yummy :) . One of my fav south indian dish :D.
    well, you are most welcome to participate in Vegetable of the week. check out the rules and send it soon. looking fwd to see ur recipe .


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