Tomato Rice

Tomato rice or thakkali sadham is a popular south Indian recipe. It is very easy to make and everyone loves it.  The rice is slightly spicy and tangy. If you want to reduce the spiciness, avoid the spices that which you don’t like.
Ingredients:
  1. Cooked rice (Basmati rice / Ponni rice)-1cup
  2. Tomato Puree-1cup (or 2 tomatoes)
  3. Oil-3tsp
  4. Mustard seeds-1tsp
  5. Chana daal-1tsp
  6. Urad daal-1/2 tsp
  7. Red chilly-2nos
  8. Curry leaves-1string
  9. Cashew nut/ pea nut- 5nos
  10. Shallots chopped-3tbsp
  11. Ginger garlic crushed-1tsp
  12. Asafoetida- a pinch
  13. Cumin powder-1/2 tsp
  14. Chilly powder- ½ tsp
  15. Coriander powder- ½ tsp
  16. Salt-to taste
  17. Coriander leaves-few
  18. Preparation:
  • Boil two large tomatoes for 5 minutes and wash it with cold water.
  • Remove the skin of the tomatoes and put it in a blender to make fine puree without adding water.
  • Keep it aside.
  • In a large pan; heat oil and splutter mustard seeds.  
  • Add urad daal, chana daal, curry leaves and cashew nuts.
  • Add shallots chopped and sauté for a minute.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and sauté until raw smell goes off.
  • Add all the powders one by one and sauté well.
  • Add tomato puree in to it along with salt.
  • Mix well and sauté for 5 minutes.
  • Add cooked rice in to it; mix well and sauté until the rice tomato-mix completely dries off.
  • Switch off the flame and garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot with raita and pickle.
Tomato Rice Tomato Rice Reviewed by Fejna Em on 12:31 Rating: 5

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