Tomato Rice [with freshly ground masala]

There are some recipes which attract you so much that you decide to try it instantly… Same was the case with me when i read the recipe of this rice..It was posted in a food group in Facebook by a multi talented friend of mine.. She is a great cook and knows recipes from all over the country all thanks to her friends she says…
          So there came a day when the curry i made for lunch did not last for supper.. So i got the much waited opportunity to try this rice… It was so simple to make, it did not take more than 15 minutes of my time.. The main flavor in this rice is the masala which smells so fresh that you will be drooling even before the rice is made (Haha! Experience speaks!)..
My husband loved it so much he actually praised it at least 5 times while enjoying it (which is very rare!).. Anyhow i was very happy to have got this easy yummy recipe and that is the reason why i am sharing with you.. Do try it once and i am sure you will not forget the flavor of this wonderful rice..Health Benefits of Tomatoes: Reduced risk of heart disease,Supports bone health,Anti Cancer benefits,Reduced risk of neurological diseases and Obesity..


1 Cup Cooked White Rice
1 big size Tomato
1 big size Onion
1 Tbsp Oil
Salt to taste

To Grind:
3 cloves of Garlic
1 inch piece of Ginger
3 buds of a Star Anise
1 small piece of Cinnamon stick
1 Tbsp Coriander seeds
3 Tbsp Freshly grated Coconut
1/4 piece of an onion
1 Tbsp Red Chilli powder

1. Grind all the ingredients TO GRIND into a smooth paste..

2. Heat Oil in a pan and add finely chopped onions..Fry till they turn translucent..

3.Add the ground paste and fry well till the raw smell goes away..

4.Add the tomatoes and fry well till they get cooked..Add salt..

5.Add the cooked rice and keep mixing till the masala coats the rice..
Serve hot with curd or any curry of your choice!

Hello, I am Mitha.Join me in my journey of healthy eating with my foodie of a husband and an equally foodie toddler. This site is a collection of recipes that we loved so much that we had to share it. Enjoy cooking with these healthy-easy-delicious recipes!

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