Recipe

Tomato Rice – Quick & Easy Leftover Rice Recipe with Tomatoes

Prep: 
10 mins
Cook: 
20 mins

Ingredients

Oil - 3 Tbsp

Mustard Seeds - 1 tsp

Urad Dal - 1 tsp

Fennel Seeds - 1 tsp

Garlic - 2 tsp (chopped)

Onions - 1 cup (sliced)

Curry Leaves - 10-15 leaves

Tomatoes - 2-3 (chopped)

Red Chili Powder - 1/2 tsp

Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp

Garam Masala - 1 tsp

Cooked Rice - 4 cups

Cilantro - 1 Tbsp (chopped)

Ghee - 1 Tbsp

Tomato Rice is a delicious South Indian dish that brings together the vibrant flavors of tangy tomatoes, aromatic spices, and fluffy rice. This easy-to-make one-pot recipe is perfect for utilizing leftover rice and creating a wholesome meal in no time. Enjoy this easy and satisfying dish as a standalone meal or as a side dish to complement your favorite curries!

Watch our recipe video for step by step instructions on how to make tomato rice. We’ve included demonstrations and pro tips to help you out in the kitchen! For our tomato rice calories calories and nutrition information, see the recipe card below. We also have an option to view our tomato rice recipe in hindi.

Instructions

1) In a large frying pan or wok on medium heat, add 3 Tbsp of oil.

2) Once the oil is warm, add 1 tsp mustard seeds, 1 tsp urad dal, 1 tsp fennel seeds, 2-3 cloves chopped garlic, 10-15 curry leaves, and 1 cup sliced onions. Mix and let everything cook together for 2-3 minutes.

3) Next, add 2-3 chopped tomatoes, 1/2 tsp red chili powder, 1/4 tsp turmeric, and 1 tsp garam masala.

4) Mix together, cover and let cook for 5-7 minutes until everything is softened.

5) Once the tomatoes are soft, mash everything together. It is ok if there are still a few chunks of tomato.

6) Finally, add in 4 cups of cooked rice, 1 tsp ghee, and 1 Tbsp chopped cilantro.

7) Mix together and serve hot!

Tomato Rice is a delicious South Indian dish that brings together the vibrant flavors of tangy tomatoes, aromatic spices, and fluffy rice. This easy-to-make one-pot recipe is perfect for utilizing leftover rice and creating a wholesome meal in no time. Enjoy this easy and satisfying dish as a standalone meal or as a side dish to complement your favorite curries!

Watch our recipe video for step by step instructions on how to make tomato rice. We’ve included demonstrations and pro tips to help you out in the kitchen! For our tomato rice calories calories and nutrition information, see the recipe card below. We also have an option to view our tomato rice recipe in hindi.

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