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South Indian Tomato Rice

Recipe by Richa Gupta
2.50 from 2 votes
Served As Brunch, Lunch
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...
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Cuisine South Indian
Recipe Category Vegetarian
Servings 2


  • 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


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


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Richa Gupta
Richa Gupta

I love to explore healthy way of cooking in my kitchen. I share my creations on my YouTube channel "Healthy Kadai"

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