North Indian Simple Tomato Rice


North Indian Simple Tomato Rice

A variety rice cooked in tomato puree
Prep Time 40 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Cuisine North Indian
Servings 6 people



  • Wash and soak the basmati rice in water for 15 - 20 mins.
  • Slice the onion and green chillies.
  • Put the tomatoes in the boiling water. Close it for 5 mins, peel and grind it to a fine paste.
  • Heat ghee/oil in a pressure cooker.
  • Season spices.
  • Add chopped onion and fry till golden brown.
  • Add the green chillies and ginger-garlic paste and saute till the raw smell goes.
  • Add the chopped coriander and mint to it and fry for few secs.
  • Add rice and saute for a min.
  • Add the tomato puree in 1:1 1/2 cup ratio.
  • When it starts to boil, add salt and stir once.
  • Pressure cook for 1 whistle.
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Response (2)
  1. v
    vijay August 23, 2008

    Tried this..It came out excellent…..Thank you for posting.

  2. p
    pratiba chandran March 4, 2007

    very tasty rice….try it out

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