Tomato rice recipe is a south Indian dish made with rice, tomatoes, spices, and herbs. Tomatoes being a good source of lycopene and contribute to tangy flavor when combined with rice.
- Prepare white steamed rice after removing starch (give 4-5 times of washing).
- Take tomatoes, flame peel, and make a fine paste from tomatoes.
- In a pan, add oil and heat it until the raw odor of oil goes away.
- Then add cumin seeds, curry leaves, green chilies, and cinnamon.
- Add ginger, garlic, and onion, heat till it’s golden brown.
- Then add chopped capsicum and bell peppers.
- Heat it for a while.
- In a pan, add tomato paste, basil leaves, mint leaves and give it a gentle boil.
- Then, add salt as per taste, red chili powder, black pepper, dhania powder, and stir it well.
- Then, mix the rice prepared earlier.
- Garnish with coriander leaves and enjoy tangy tomato rice.
- Tomatoes are also a great source of vitamin C, potassium, folate, and vitamin K.
- Also, tomatoes are low in carbs and are made up of water.
- Tomatoes are considered beneficial for skin health as they may protect against sunburns.
- They are juicy and sweet, full of antioxidants, and also may help fight several diseases.
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