Monday, April 16, 2012

Tomato Rice

Cooking Time : 30 mins
Serves            :  2

Tomato Rice is a very delicious and simple recipe. Whenever i feel lazy to cook, i used toprepare this simple recipe for lunch box which require few ingredients.



INGREDIENTS:
Cooked Rice                            1 cup
Tomato                                    4
Onion                                      1 (medium sized)
Mustard seeds                         1/2 tsp
Bengal gram(Channa dal)        1/2 tsp
Dry Red Chillies                           4
Green chillies                                 2
Curry leaves                             1 strand
Turmeric powder                      1/4 tsp
Chilli powder                            1 tsp
Sambar powder                          1 tsp
Curd                                            1 tbsp
Garam masala (Optional)           2 pinch
Salt                                             To Taste
Coriander leaves                         To Garnish
Oil                                                As Required

STEPS:
  1. In a pan, heat oil and add musard. Once it splutters, add channa dal, red chillies, curry leaves, green chillies, onion and fry till the onion becomes light brown.
  2. Add chopped tomatoes, salt, turmeric powder, chilli powder and stir well till the tomatoes become tender.
  3. Add Sambar powder and garam masala powder, curd and stir well and once when the oil starts to seperate, remove from the flame. 
  4. Mix well with cooked rice and garnish with coriander leaves.
  5. Serve hot with Raitha.