Tomato Rice

Ingredients:
  • Rice - 4 cups
  • Tomatoes - 1 kilo
  • Onion - 2 or 3
  • Ginger garlic paste - 3 tbsp
  • Cloves - 3
  • Ghee or refined oil - 3 tbsp
  • Bay leaves - 2
  • Water - 1 lt
  • Coriander - 1/2 bunch
  • Cashew nuts - A few
  • Mustard seeds - 2 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1 tbsp
  • Chilly Powder - 2 spoon
  • Salt to taste
Method:
  • Wash rice ans set it aside
  • Grind well tomatoes, little cloves, bay leaves to a fine paste with little water and keep aside
  • To the pan, add oil, cloves, bay leaves, cashew nuts  mustard seeds, turmeric powder, ginger garlic paste and stir well until raw smell disappears.
  • Slice onions and add it to the above. Deep fry till golden brown.
  • Add the tomato puree to the above and stir well. Add chilly powder and mix untill done.
  • Add the washed rice and the remaining water. Stir and cover the pan.
  • Cook the rice in the cooker for 3 or 4 whistle, until it is done.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.

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