Thursday, November 20, 2008

Thakali Rice- Tomato rice

The other member of the variety rice comes here:

  • Rice- 300 gms ( approximately)
  • Tomatoes-4
  • (or 3 tablespoons of Tomato puree+ 2 tomatoes)
  • Large Onions-2
  • Green chillies- 2
  • Cinnamon- a small piece
  • Cloves-2
  • Puthina/Mint leaves-2 teaspoon(optional)
  • Ginger- one inch piece
  • Garlic -4
  • Turmeric powder- 1/4 teaspoon
  • Chilli powder-3/4 teaspoon
  • Coriander powder- 1/2 teaspoon
  • Garam masala powder- 1/2 teaspoon
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing
  • Oil-4 tablespoon
  • Butter or ghee - 1 tablespoon(optional)
  • Salt

  • Cook the rice seperately using slightly less water than usual and allow it to cool in a plate.
  • Heat oil and butter in pan(if you like to use ghee, it can be added finally)
  • Add cloves, cinnamon, mint leaves uncut green chillies and ginger garlic paste to the pan.
  • Add the cut onions and fry till it becomes transparent and slight golden brown.
  • Add the cut tomatoes (or tomato puree) and required salt.
  • Add turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder and finally after few seconds garam masala powder to the pan.
  • Allow it to cook nicely.
  • Add little by little the cooked rice and mix it with tomato masala.
  • Add enough rice according to the amount of tomato masala.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve it hot with any kind of chutneys.

1 comment:

wiki22m said...

we did this.gr8 receipe thank you