Tuesday, 30 October 2012

How to make tomato rice

Hi Friends,
          Today we are going to see how to prepare tomato rice. This recipe is very simple and easy to prepare. We can choose this menu, when we don't have much  time to get ready for our work.Tomato rice is a good choice for working women. Because we can prepare tomato rice very quickly. Lets look into the recipe.     
 Tomato rice


  • 500g of rice
  • 3 tomatoes 
  • 4 onions
  • 1 ladle of cooking oil
  • 1 tsp of fennel seeds
  • A small piece of cinnamon
  • 3 cloves
  • 1 tsp of ginger garlic paste
  • 1 1/2 tsp of red chilly powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp of coriander powder
  • a pinch of turmeric powder
  • Curry leaves and coriander leaves
  • A little salt
  • Boil rice in a cooker and set it aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Fry fennel seeds, clove and cinnamon.
  • Add chopped onions and fry it till it turns golden brown.
  • Add chopped tomatoes, curry leaves, red chilly powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and salt and fry them in simmer for 15 minutes.
  • At this stage you can observe oil coming out of the tomatoes. This is the right moment to add the boiled rice and mix it gently till the rice is completely coated .
  • Garnish it with coriander leaves. Here I have garnished with curry leaves and a piece of tomato.

Suggested side dish:
        potato fryyam frybitter gourd fry,or any fried chips.

How will you prepare tomato rice?


  1. Awesome and yummy rice Neela.. Loved this recipe :-)

    1. Thank you Nilu :) Glad that you liked the recipe! Keep visiting