Tomato rice recipe | Thakkali Sadham | Vegetarian recipe

Tomato rice recipe | Thakkali Sadham | Vegetarian recipe is prepared with the taste of tomatoes with rice and spices. A good tiffin box recipe that can be prepared specially for travelling. Tomatoes will be mostly available at home and can be prepared easily. Simple to cook, easy to carry in lunch boxes and have a delicious taste.

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Rice – wikipedia

Preparation Time:- 20 minutes

To Serve:- 2 persons

Ingredients:-

  • raw rice/ pacharisi – 1 cup (you can choose any type of rice. Here I’ve chosen broken rice) approximately 180 grams cup
  • onion – 2 (chopped lengthwise)
  • tomatoes – 4 (chopped)
  • green chillies – 2 (slit)
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Rice (broken rice)
Tomato rice recipe | Thakkali Sadham | Vegetarian recipe - ingredients -Onion, tomatoes and green chillies
Tomato rice recipe | Thakkali Sadham | Vegetarian recipe – ingredients -Onion, tomatoes and green chillies
  • red chilly powder / milagai podi – 1/3 tsp
  • turmeric powder / manjal podi – 1/4 tsp
  • garam masala powder – 1/4 tsp
  • ginger garlic paste / inji Poondu paste – 1 tsp
  • salt / uppu – to taste
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Chilly powder, salt, turmeric powder and garam masala powder
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Green chillies and ginger garlic paste

For Seasoning:-

  • Oil – 1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds / kadugu – 1/2 tsp
  • Asafoetida / perungaayam – 1/4 tsp
  • Curry leaves / karuvepilai – few
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Seasoning ingredients

Method:-

1. Chop onions lengthwise, and grind tomatoes in a mixie.

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Chopped onions and ground tomatoes

2. Cook rice and drain water.

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Cooked rice

3. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, and when it splutters add asafoetida and curry leaves.

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Seasonings in fry pan

4. Add onion, and fry till it turns pale. Next add green chillies and ginger garlic paste.

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Onion in fry pan

5. Now add ground tomatoes, and sauté for few minutes.

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Tomato purée added to fry pan

6. Now add red chilly powder, turmeric powder, salt and sauté.

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Red chilly powder, turmeric powder and salt

7. When it comes to a jelly like consistency, add garam masala.

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Water absorbed and came to a jelly like consistency

8. Switch off the stove, add cooked rice, mix well and check for taste.

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Cooked rice added

9. Garnish with chopped coriander and serve.

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Ready to serve thakkali sadham
Tomato rice recipe | Thakkali Sadham | Vegetarian recipe
Tomato rice recipe | Thakkali Sadham | Vegetarian recipe

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