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Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Easy Tomato Rice - Thakkali sadam -Tomato Chitranna

Tomato rice is a simple Rice Variety made with Tomato and Onions. This recipe is very simple and spicy. It is a bachelor recipe. Busy Women and bachelors can make this sauce,when they gets time and refrigerate it for days.Tomatoes is a good source of Vitamins A, C, K, folate and potassium. Tomatoes are naturally low in sodium, saturated fat, cholesterol, and calories. Tomatoes also provide thiamin, niacin, vitamin B6, magnesium, phosphorus and copper, all of which are necessary for good health.

Tomato Rice

 Prep Time :  10  min.  
Cook Time : 30  minutes.
Recipe Category:Rice Varieties
Recipe Cusine South Indian
serves:4
Ingredients

Rice - 1 cup.
Onions - 3.
Tomato - 4.
Ginger - 1 inch (grated)
Garlic - 4 .
Chilli powder - 1  + 1/2 tsp .
Turmeric Powder - 1/8 tsp.
salt - for taste.
Coriander leaves - fistful
mint leaves - 2 sprig.
cumin seeds - 1 tsp.
Green chillies - 1.
oil - As needed.


Preparation
  • Cook the Rice, with 3 cups of water, for 3 whistles in a cooker. When the pressure subsides open the lid, place the rice in plate & add a tsp of sesame oil, allow it to cool completely.
Method




  • Heat the oil and ghee in a kadai, add cumin seeds, add chopped Garlic, Ginger &  Green chilly,  saute for few seconds, till Garlic turns Golden.
  • Add Chopped Onions, saute till it turns pink.





    • Add Tomatoes , chilli powder,turmeric & salt. Cook till tomatoes turns mushy.


    • Add finely chopped Corinader leaves & Pudina.Cook for few minutes.


    • Then add Rice,mix Gently & evenly, such that it blends well with Rice .


    • Serve with Appalam or Chips.

    Notes 
    • you can make tomato rice with left over rice also.
    • Adding Puthina gives nice flavour to Rice.
    • Always choose Ripe tomatoes for Good taste.



    Tomato Rice - Simple Tomato Rice Recipe - Thakkali sadam -Tomato Annam By , sep 11, 2013 Tomato Rice

    2 comments:

    Supriya Nair said...

    The tomato rice looks very yummy :)

    Gayathri Sathyanarayanan said...

    thank you very much.