Onions-1 big or 2 medium.
Ginger-1/4 inch piece
Mint 4-5 sprigs
Coriander- half handful finely chopped.
Ghee-2 table spoons
Red chilli powder-1 small spoon
Green chilli-1 slit
Salt to taste.
2 cups of hot water.
Heat some ghee in a kadai and add in the chopped onions, ginger, garlic, slit green chilli,coriander leaves and mint leaves and finally add the chopped tomatoes.Fry for about 5 minutes. Allow it to cool n grind to a smooth paste.
In the same kadai add a little ghee and then fry the masala for about 5 mins n add the washed rice(wash n strain it dry) to the paste. Add the hot water and salt to taste.
Now take a tava n heat it on high flame n add a drop of oil to the tava and when it turns smoky lower the flame. Keep the kadai on the tava and cook on low flame for about 20 mins.the tomato rice is ready n goes well with tomato n onion raita with hung or thick curds.