Tomato Mint Rice

 

Ingredients

Rice-1 cup

Onions-1 big or 2 medium.

Tomatoes-2 chopped

Ginger-1/4 inch piece

Garlic-5-6 cloves

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.

Method:

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.

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