The Simplest Tomato Rice!

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July 20, 2015


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image Juicy red ripe tangy tomatoes…lets celebrate them in their purest form with the most minimal spices or seasonings!
Sharing mom’s simple tomato rice, a dish with clean simple flavors…it’s very aroma makes me revisit childhood! 🙂
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Method:
Heat some ghee in a thick bottomed pan.
Add jeera and wait till it crackles.
Add washed and drained rice and stir.
Cut a cross on top of a big tomato, leaving bottom intact.
Place the tomato in the middle of the rice.
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Insert green chillies in the cut slits of the tomato.
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Add twice the amount of water to the quantity of rice.
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Add salt to taste. Also sprinkle some salt on the tomato and chillies too.
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Bring the water to rolling simmer.
Reduce heat to low and cover with a tight fitting lid.
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Cook till all-most all water evaporates and rice is cooked through. Rest for 10 minutes…serve warm!
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Serving suggestion:
Cut wedges of the cooked tomato and and serve along with a green chilli and the rice.
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Squeeze the juices of the cooked tomato and the green chilli into the rice…mix in some yoghurt if you like….Mmmmmm!
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One comment on “The Simplest Tomato Rice!

  1. August 10, 2015 Nam

    I made this. This tasted awesome

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