Friday, 19 July 2013

TOMATO BHAAT / TOMATO RICE / टोमाटो भात




TOMATO BHAAT / TOMATO RICE / टोमाटो भात 

INGREDIENTS

Rice
1 cup
Tomato puree (fresh)
1 cup
Onion chopped
1 no large
Garlic sliced
4 – 5 cloves
Chana dal
1 tbsp
Urad dal
2 tbsp
Salt
T.T.
Chilli pdr
½ tsp
Jeera pdr
¼ tsp
Dhania pdr
¼ tsp
Garam masala pdr
¼ tsp
Curry leaves
1 sprig
Sugar
½ tsp
Coriander leaves
3 sprigs
Oil
1 tbsp
Rai / mustard seeds
¼ tsp
Jeera / cumin seeds
¼ tsp
Haldi / turmeric pdr
¼ tsp

METHOD:

1.       Wash the rice and drain.

2.       Heat oil, add rai, jeera and haldi. Add the chana dal and urad dal. Sauté well till the dals change colour. Add in the garlic and onion and again sauté till oil seperates out of the onions.

3.       Now add in the rice and again sauté till the rice becomes translucent.

4.       Mix together 1 cup fresh tomato puree with I ½ cup of warm water and pour it into the pan with rice.

5.       Bring it to boil. Add in all the masalas with the curry leaves, salt and sugar.

6.       Cover and simmer till the rice is cooked. Do not over mix the rice or the grain will break.

7.       Sprinkle more water if needed. Garnish with coriander leaves.