Post a Recipe
Post a Food Story
Contact Us

South Indian Tomato Rice

South Indian Tomato Rice
South Indian Tomato Rice
  • Prep time
  • Cooking time
  • Serves2 Person(s)
  • CategoryVeg
  • Cuisine TypeSouth Indian
  • Good for Brunch , Lunch

About this recipe

Tomato rice south Indian style - A South Indian Delicacy - a real delicacy... Rice processed with the specially made tomato masala to give the unique tomato taste to the rice...

Ingredients for South Indian Tomato Rice

  • For Masala Powder - Urad dal/ Split black lentil – 1 tsp
  • Chana dal/ Split bengal gram- 1 tsp
  • Methi seeds- 1/4 tsp
  • Coriander seeds- 2 tsp
  • Red chilly powder- 1 tsp
  • Grated dry coconut - 2 tbsp
  • Asafoetida/ Hing - 1/2 tsp
  • Refined oil- 2 tsp
  • Cooked rice- 2 1/2 cups
  • Chopped onions- 1/2 cup
  • Fresh tomato pulp - 3/4 cup
  • Spices – Salt, Turmeric powder
  • Refined oil- 1 tbsp
  • Ghee - 2 tsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • Raw peanuts- 3 tbsp
  • Curry leaves - 6-7

How to cook South Indian Tomato Rice

  1. Masala powder - Heat the oil in a Kadai, add the urad dal, chana dal, fenugreek seeds and coriander seeds and sauté for 1 minute. Add all other ingredients and cook for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring continuously. Cool the mixture. One cool, blend to
  2. Take tomato pulp in a Kadai, add turmeric powder and salt. Mix well and cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Add the prepared masala powder, mix well and cook for another 1 min. Keep the tomato paste aside.
  3. Heat the oil and ghee in a pan and add the mustard seeds. Let it splutter. Add peanuts and curry leaves and sauté for 2 to 3 min till the peanuts turn light brown. Add green chillies and onion and tomato and sauté for another 1 to 2 min. Add little w
  4. Add cooked rice to above mixture and add salt. Cook for 2 min. Serve hot.

Recipe video

Contests & Campaigns

Win Prizes. Click for details

Ask a question, give feedback or compliment Richa Gupta