Tomato Rice (Tamatar chawal)

Tomato rice recipe is a tasteful combination of rice and tomatoes. Both are though used frequently in foods and recipes however this recipe combines them both in a wonderful food item. You would like the rice with permeated tomato flavor. Enjoy this delicious recipe today.

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8 oz. Basmati rIce
1 lb. Tomatoes
Oil for frying
1 large onion, slIced
1 clove Garlic, crushed
1-inch fresh root Ginger, finely chopped
½ Teaspoon black pepper, freshly ground 4 Cloves
Salt to taste
¼ Bunch fresh Coriander leaves, chopped

How to make Tomato Rice (Tamatar chawal)


Wash rice and soak for at least 30 minutes. Cook tomatoes in water for five minutes, then skin and sieve. Heat some oil in a saucepan and fry onions till brown. Add the spices and salt. Fry well for five minutes. Add rice and fry for a few more minutes. Make up tomato juice to a scant pint (U.S. 24 cups) with water and add to the rice. Bring to the boil, cover, and simmer gently till rice is tender and liquid absorbed. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

Note: Preparation time 10 minutes, Cooking time 45 minutes, To Serve 4 offers here an easy tomato rice recipe which will fascinate your taste buds. Tomato rice or Tamatar chawal is a famous South Indian recipe. It has many different styles in which popular ones are tomato rice in Kerala style and Andhra style. Tomato rice tastes a bit sour as of the taste of tomato. It is a very famous regular food recipe in some parts of India. As now many food recipes are available on the internet, they are also getting followed in other countries. Find the recipe of tomato rice here presented by and enjoy a meal you never enjoyed before.

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Reviews & Comments (19)

Personally I like Tomato Rice (Tamatar chawal) to enjoy at home, I also like to make it myself. However my mom likes other dishes from Indian Recipes.

Mar 30, 2017 Mehnaz Multan

Tomatoes add a zesty flavor to rice and red chillies only smoke up that zesty flavor. Try out this recipe of tomato rice

Mar 12, 2017 haris chakwal

it is favorite of mine and my whole family. you would also like it.

Oct 13, 2015 kaneez maryam karachi

pls koi aisa tariqa bataen jis se tamatar ke chilkay khane mei shamil na hon. hum jab bhi khana pakatay hain timatar to lazmi dalna hi hota hai us ke chilke bhi ajate hain khane me jo maza bhi kharab karte hain or dusra ye keh maine suna hai keh jism ke andar ja kar bhi nuqsan karte hain to behter yehi hai ke chilko ke baghair hi use karen lekin is ke chilke utarna asan nahi. boht bariki ka kaam hai. koi tip hai to bataye.

Oct 12, 2015 kishwar kallar kahar

I want this now. I ask shireen now to make it for me . I can wait till night to have it in dinner. I like unique types of rice dishes and whenever I see a new one, it becomes my dinner meal. So my today's dinner is tomatoes and rice pulao.

Oct 09, 2015 Pasha Multan

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