Quick Tomato Rice


Quick Tomato Rice Recipe

Spicy tomato rice - Quick Tomato Rice Recipe
Prep Time 40 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 2 people



  • Chop tomatoes, onion and green chillies.
  • Take a pressure cooker and saute cinnamon, cloves and crushed black pepper in hot oil/ghee for less than one minute
  • Then add chopped onions and saute till it turns transparent.
  • Once done, add chilly powder, garam masala and black pepper powder and mix thoroughly but only in a low flame.
  • Then add chopped tomato and saute thoroughly until tomatoes blends completely.
  • Now add basmati rice. At this stage you can add the remaining ghee and saute for approximately 5 minutes.
  • Once done add 3 cups of water(ratio is like double the quantity of basmati rice) plus required quantity of salt.
  • Now close the lid and increase the flame to high.
  • When the first whistle comes, lower the flame and wait for the second.
  • After the second whistle, remove the cooker from the flame.
  • Once the pressure is released, you can transfer the rice to a serving dish and it can be garnished with coriander leaves, capsicum and lemon slices if u wish.
  • Note: 1)You can vary the quantity of ghee and masalas depending on your taste.
  • Make sure to follow the quantity of water as mentioned.
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Response (3)
  1. s
    shruti mohan April 9, 2011

    Very spicy and all just loved it..

  2. v
    vasudev April 8, 2011

    Excellent recipe…must try and so easy too…just 20 minutes needed.

  3. S
    SREE March 28, 2011


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