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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Preparation Time:- 20 minutes

To Serve:- 2 persons

Tomato rice Thakkali Sadham – 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
Tomato rice Thakkali Sadham – Ingredients 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
Tomato rice Thakkali Sadham – Method of preparation:-

1. First of all chop onions lengthwise, and also grind tomatoes in a mixie to a smooth paste.

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Chopped onions and ground tomatoes

2. Mean while cook rice and drain water and keep it ready.

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Cooked rice

3. After that heat one tea spoon of oil in a fry pan and add mustard seeds and when it splutters add a pinch of asafoetida and curry leaves.

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Seasonings in fry pan

4. Subsequently add chopped onion, green chillies and ginger garlic paste and fry till they turn pale.

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Onion in fry pan

5. Then 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 powder.

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Water absorbed and came to a jelly like consistency

8. Switch off the stove and finally 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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