27 TOMATO RICE - Version 3

Tomato Rice/ Thakkali Sadham - Version 3


This is an other version of making tomato rice. Cooked rice is added in onion tomato masala and gently mixed. Surely comes in handy when you don't have time to make curry and side dish for rice. Just can keep rice for cooking and simultaneously start making this masala and keep it ready. Once done can mix both together and have it for lunch.


Rice - 1 1/2 cups( Have use Sona Masoori)
Onion - 2 medium chopped fine
Tomato - 4 medium chopped fine
Green Chillies - 2 slit long
Ginger - 1 inch crushed
Garlic - 4 flakes crushed
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Chilli or Sambar Powder - 3/4 tbsp
Salt as needed
Chopped coriander leaves - few
Curry Leaves - few
Mustard seeds - very little
Oil - 2 tbsp


Wash and cook rice with 3 1/2 cups of water till done.Can also add salt enough for cooking rice. Once done cool on a plate and fluff it up with fork so it does not stick.Heat oil in a pan and mustard seeds, when it splutters and curry leaves and chopped onions. Fry till transculent. Next add slit green chillies, crushed ginger and garlic. Saute for a minute and add chopped tomatoes.


Also add salt as required. Mash and cook till they are pulpy and water leaves out and oil floats on top. Now add turmeric powder and chilli or sambar powder. Saute in oil for few seconds. Slowly add the cooked rice and chopped coriander leaves. Mix gently and remove. Serve with raita or potato fry and enjoy the simple and easy to make tomato rice.

PS:- Can also add a pinch of hing/asafoetida when tempering.

27 comments/Reactions:

Torviewtoronto said...

delicious tomato rice can have only that without any sides your dish looks fabulous

mahavijay said...

wow ur new template superb

and tomato rice also

Kurinji said...

Yummy rice and nice clicks...

kurinjikathambam

aipi said...

Delicious..loved this version! I liked the new look of your page too :)

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Nithya said...

Delicious version :) looks yummy :)

Swathi said...

Tomato rice looks dleicious. love it. nice templete

Shanavi said...

Ahaa, a perfect comfort food for any day.. Love it

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Delicious looking tomato rice. So colorful and vibrant. Thanx for sharing this recipe.
Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

divya said...

Looks absolutely delicious and awesome ....

Shama Nagarajan said...

delicious rice..too good

kitchen queen said...

delicious and yummy tomato rice.

Kalyani said...

looks delicious ..............

Priya said...

Woww such a wonderful tomato rice, makes me hungry.

Sensible Vegetarian said...

Looks so delicious, would love to have it with some raitha.

Sarah Naveen said...

That looks so perfect and delicious..yumm yumm!!

Sush said...

simple, easy to prepare & delicious.

Shanthi said...

Luv this version. The new page takes a bit long time to load

Priti said...

Looks very gud n yum

RAKS KITCHEN said...

Sounds simple yet flavorful!

Srimathi said...

Its nice to see variations of a recipe. Every if we make something well, sometimes we do need a change.

kothiyavunu.com said...

Liked ur version..sounds good & looks yum!

Panchpakwan said...

colorful and delicious tomato bath..

Now Serving said...

This looks absolutely delicious Padma!

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

Looks simply perfect !!!

Sapthanaa Balachander (Alias) Abilashini said...

wow.. awesome!!

Anonymous said...

why are you adding 3/4 tbsp of chilli powder.Hot tomato rice.

Anonymous said...

Why are you adding too much chilli powder. Hot Tomato rice.

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