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tomato rice recipe



Tomato Rice is a popular South Indian dish that is made with ripe tomatoes, rice, and a variety of spices. It is a one-pot dish that is easy to make and is packed full of flavor. Tomato Rice is a healthy, nutritious meal that is perfect for lunch or dinner. It can be served with raita, pappad, or salad. The dish is very versatile and can be adjusted to suit your personal taste preferences.

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2 cups

large ripe tomatoes




mustard seeds

1/2 teaspoon

cumin seeds

1/2 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1/4 teaspoon

chili powder

1/2 teaspoon

garam masala

1 teaspoon


2 tablespoons

Salt to taste



Step 1:

Soak the rice in water for about 30 minutes, then drain.

Step 2:

Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds. When they start to splutter, add cumin seeds.

Step 3:

Add chopped onion to the pan and saute until golden.

Step 4:

Add chopped tomatoes and cook till it becomes mushy.

Step 5:

Add turmeric powder, chili powder, garam masala and salt. Mix well.

Step 6:

Add the soaked rice to the pan and mix well so that the rice is coated in the spice mixture.

Step 7:

Add water and bring to a boil.

Step 8:

Reduce the heat and simmer until the rice is cooked.

Step 9:

Serve hot with raita or pappad.

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