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Saturday, August 23, 2014


Tamato Rice 

This dish is quick recipe for break fast,lunch box and main course,easy to cook


5-6 tomatoes
1 large capsicum or 2 small capsicum (optional,this will make the dish attractive)
1 large onion or 2 small onions
1 inch ginger
6-7 garlic flakes
¼ or ½ cup fresh coconut or dry coconut
1 tsp cumin seeds/jeera powder
1 tsp cumin seeds
3 cloves
1 inch cinnamon
3 tbsp oil
2 cups rice
coriander leaves and fresh coconut for garnishing


slice the onions and capsicum.

make a smooth and fine paste of the tomatoes, ginger, garlic, coconut, green chillies, cinnamon, cloves, jeera powder.

clean and wash the rice. you can also soak the rice for 20-25 minutes.

in a pan heat oil or ghee.

fry the cumin seeds, bay leaves.
Add the sliced onions and brown them.
Add the sliced capsicum and saute for 2-3 minutes.

Add Tamato masala after measuring  the masala paste in a measuring cup .
Add Rice to the mixture 

(for 2 cups of rice you will need 4 cups of the paste.
if the paste yield is less then add water)

Add salt and cover and cook the rice till its done.

Garnish tomato rice with fresh grated coconut and chopped coriander leaves
serve tomato rice hot.