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Instant Tomato Rice with Leftover Rice


Jun 07, 2018

PREPARATION TIME

COOKING TIME

SERVES

2-3

PREPARATION LEVEL

Easy

Don't let your leftover rice go waste, now you can revamp it into an exciting avatar in a jiffy. Tomato Rice made with a tangy and spicy mixture of sautéed tomato, onion, coriander leaves and the array of Indian spices to please your palate.

INGREDIENTS

    2 tbsp Ghee
    1-2 Green Chillies Chopped
    ½ tsp Mustard Seeds
    ½ inch Ginger finely chopped
    8-10 Curry Leaves
    2 Tomatoes finely chopped
    ¼ tsp Turmeric Powder
    1 tsp Coriander Powder
    Coriander Leaves
    Salt to taste
    1 bowl leftover Rice

DIRECTIONS

Heat ghee/oil n a thick bottomed kadhai. When hot, put mustard seeds and allow to splutter.
Lower flame and add ginger , green chillies and curry leaves.
Saute for a few seconds and add chopped tomatoes followed by dry spices .
Mix well. Cover kadhai and lower flame .
Allow to cook for a couple of minutes till tomatoes are soft.
Lift lid and add the rice, making sure there are no lumps.
Mix well and add 1/2 cup water , salt and chopped coriander leaves.
Cover and cook on lowest flame for a couple of minutes till rice is steaming.
Put off flame and serve hot with papad /pickle/raita.

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Veena's “I’ve No Time To Cook” Book and YouTube channel are all about simple and quick recipes for working professionals. A self-taught cook, she has appeared on several food shows including 'The Foodie' with Kunal Vijayakar and Mirch Masala.

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