Thursday, January 8, 2009

Tomato Bhath

INGREDIENTS:
Rice-1cup
Onions-2no.
Tomatoes-2no.
Fresh green peas-1/4cup(shelled)
Green chillies-4no.
Garam masala-1/2tsp
Oil-21/2tbsp
Ghee-1tsp
Curryleaves-1tbsp

FOR SEASONING:
Mustard seeds-1/2tsp
Black gram dhal-1tsp
Bengal gram dhal-11/2tsp
Broken cashewnuts-1tbsp

PREPARATION:

Cook rice till each grain is separate.Spread over a broad plate and allow it to cool.Cut onions into fine pieces.Blanch tomatoes in hot water for few mints.Remove skin and grind into pulp.Strain and remove the seeds.Cut green chillies into long pieces.

Heat ghee and oil in a frying pan.Add seasonings,cut chillies and onion.Fry till transparent and add boiled peas with tomato pulp.Cook stirring constantly in medium flame till moisture evaporates from tomato pulp.Add salt,sugar and garam masala powder.Mix cooled rice to this and fry in high flame for few mints till rice becomes hot.Garnish with cut coriander leaves and curry leaves.

Variation:
Cut tomatoes also into fine pieces instead of making juice and do the same recipe.Add grated fresh coconut at the end.Use few green chillies and half a teaspoon of chilli pwd.

25 comments:

notyet100 said...

another version of tomato rice for me to try,..;-)

Kitchen Flavours said...

Wow spicy and yummy recipe. I can feel the souness of tomato with rice. Will try this soon....

rekhas kitchen said...

looks so so yummy pavani

aparna said...

Yummy and delicious as always.

Vaishali said...

Tomato rice is on the menu fairly often in our home, and it's a big favorite. Yours looks delicious, Pavani.

Madhu said...

We love tomato rice at our home, this a new recipe for me. Looks good P.

Trupti said...

tomato bhat looks very delicious pavani

Cham said...

I too make pretty much the same way, such a confort food

Uma said...

looks so mouth-watering Pavani! Lovely color.

Priya said...

Looks delicious..lovely colour makes me hunger...

karuna said...

yummy recipe. it would be a great recipe for leftover rice.

Vibaas said...

Love tomato rice and it looks so delicious

bindiya said...

lovely colour!looks delicious!!have been wanting to try out this recipe

AnuSriram said...

Looks delicious!

sagari said...

delecious tomato bath pavani

Vidhya said...

Tomato rice is my all time favorite. Your version is different from mine... will try this.

Andhra Flavors said...

your version of tomato bath looks yummy.

SriLekha said...

looks yummy!

Premyscakes said...

Delicious.

vidhas said...

I love toamto rice, your looks delcious. I used to add peas with this.

Neha said...

Hi pavani, have heard abt tomoto rice, but never tried.. it looks simle n yummy, must try now...

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Shreya said...

i love tomato rice, and this look sso yummy!

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Ramya said...

I'm blindly in love with tomato bath always and any time. Yours looks delish :)

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