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TOMATO RICE (Quick fix type)



Dice tomatoes, shred ginger, slice garlic, dice onions and if you like it hot, add two or three green chillies sliced. Keep aside. Now take rice and put directly in cooker without any separator. Best to use is Hawkins pressure cooker. Now add all the above cut spices and vegetables in it and add salt. Now add all the dry spices like, turmeric, chilli powder and Garam masala powder. Also add jeera powder which is coarsely powdered along with pepper powder. Add enough water to cook the rice and the vegetables. Please ensure that you add just enough ( 500 ML) for the above. But ensure that you use only old rice. Water quantity must be fixed by you as per the quality and quantity off rice you use. Now take oil in a tempering ladle and add Jeera , Mustard and cinnamon and cloves. When cloves puff up and mustard starts to clakle, add the tampering to the cooker. Stir well and add couple of sprigs of curry leaves. Taste for salt and add if less. Close the lid and pressure cook for just two whistles. Let the cooker get cold enough. Keep the cooker open for some 15 minutes. This will give time to rice to get properly set. After the whistles( 45 minutes )open the cooker. Fantastic Aroma would hit you when you open the cooker. This Tomato rice would steal the hearts of your children and your husband too.

Tomatoes 250 gms.
Rice 1cup
Ginger 2" piece shredded
Garlic 8 cloves finely cut
Onions 3 nos. Diced
Chilli powder 2 spoons
Turmeric powder 1/2 spoon
Garam Masala powder 1.5 spoons
Jeera powder (coarse) 1 spoon
Pepper powder 1/4 spoon
Curry leaves 2 sprigs Oil (gingly) 3 ladlefuls
Cloves 6 nos.
Cinnamon sticks 3 nos.
Jeera/Mustard 1/2 spoon each
Salt to taste


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