Tomato is rich source of Vitamin C which is available throughout the year. Making tomato rice is simple that too preparing in a pressure cooker makes the dish much simpler. This recipe is plain and soft dish as it does not include adding of spices/masala items so you can be devoid of regurgitation when taken at night.  Also it can take part in lunch box menu too.





Ingredients :

Rice -1 cup
Tomatoes -7 medium sized
Onion -2
Ginger -1/2 inch
Garlic -4 pods
Green chilli & Red chilli -3
Curry leaves -1 strand
Turmeric powder -1/2 tsp
Chilli powder -1 tsp
Mustard – 1/4 tsptsp
Oil – 3 tbsp
Coriander leaves 1 to 2 tbsp
Salt as required

Method :

  1.        Wash the rice and keep soaked for 1/2 an hour if you require.
  2.     Cut the onion and tomatoes in long thin slices. Crush the garlic and ginger. Slit the green chillies.
  3.     Heat oil in pressure cooker. Add mustard and let it splutter.
  4.     Add onions,green and red chillies,curry leaves and fry well. Take care that onions do not get fried till golden brown.
  5.     Add crushed ginger , garlic and saute just twice.
  6.     Put In the tomatoes and cook till mushy.
  7.     Add the rice and add 2 and half cup water,red chilli powder,turmeric powder and salt. Now close the lid and leave for 2 whistles.
  8.     Once the pressure is down add in finely chopped coriander leaves and mix well.


Tomato bath




  Note:
  •     Measure of water and rice depends on the variety of rice you use for cooking. I use ponni rice for cooking
  •     You can add in or reduce the amount of chilli powder depending on the requirement.



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