Friday, 10 January 2014

TOMATO RICE

This is a borrowed recipe from my neighbour aunty. She always gives us when she makes this. Recently she shifted to another house, but whenever i make this im filled with her thoughts. Such an amazing person she is and her kids too who are so loving. Such a simple and tasty recipe too..



THINGS U NEED


  • BASMATI RICE(LONG GRAIN RICE)-200GM
  • ONION-1 CHOPPED
  • GINGER GARLIC PASTE-1TSP
  • CLOVE-2 NOS
  • CINNAMON-1 INCH PIECE
  • CARDOMOM-1 NO
  • BAY LEAF-1
  • TOMATOES-2 LARGE
  • GHEE+OIL-2 TBSP
  • MINT LEAVES-I SMALL BUNCH
  • CORIANDER LEAVES-FEW
  • CHILLI POWDER-1 TSP
  • CORIANDER POWDER-1 TSP
  • TURMERIC POWDER-PINCH
  • GREEN CHILLI-1 NO(HALVED)




METHOD



  • BLANCH TOMATOES BY PUTTING THEM IN A VESSEL OF BOILING WATER AND LET THEM COOK FOR 5 MINS UNTIL THE SKIN STARTS TO PEEL OFF.
  • TAKE OFF THE SKIN AND BLEND THE TOMATOES TO A PUREE.
  • NOW HEAT OIL+GHEE IN A PRESSURE COOKER.
  • ADD CLOVES,CARDOMOM,CINNAMON,BAY LEAF.
  • NOW ADD ONION AND FRY FOR FEW MINS TILL GOLDEN BROWN.
  • ADD GINGER GARLIC PASTE AND FRY TILL RAW FLAVOR GOES OFF.
  • NOW ADD WATER+TOMATO PUREE WHICH SHOULD TOGETHER MEASURE 400 ML.
  • ADD GREEN CHILLI AND ALL THE POWDERS, SALT.
  • KEEP IN A LOW FLAME AND COOK FOR 5 MINS COVERED.
  • NOW ADD THE RICE, MINT LEAVES.
  • PRESSURE COOK FOR 1 WHISTLE.
  • SERVE HOT WITH ONION RAITA GARNISHED WITH CORIANDER.