Special Tomato Pulao Recipes

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Special Tomato Pulao RecipesIngredients

  • Basmathi rice – 1 cup(160 g)
  • Tomato – 1 big size (Chopped)
  • Onion – 1 small size (Chopped)
  • Curry leaves – 1 string
  • Green chilies – 2 (slitted)
  • Chilly powder – 1 tspĀ (adjust)
  • Cinnamon – 2 pieces(1 inch each)
  • Bay leaves – 1
  • Cloves – 4
  • Cardamom – 2
  • Oil – 2 1/2 tbsp
  • Salt for taste
To grind (to smooth paste)
  • Garlic – 2 or 3
  • Ginger – equal to garlic
  • Ani seeds – 1/2 tsp
Method
  • Soak the rice for 1/2 an hour.
  • Heat oil in the pressure pan, on high medium flame.
  • Splutter cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, bay leaves, green chillies & curry leaves one by one.
  • Add the ginger-garlic paste & fry till the oil separates.
  • Add onions and fry till it becomes light brown in color.
  • Add the chopped tomatoes & continue frying till it becomes mashy.
  • Now add chilly powder & salt.
  • Fry for 2 minutes.
  • Now add the soaked rice & add double the amount (2 cups) of water.
  • Mix well, check for salt & cover the cooker when water starts bubbling.
  • Reduce the flame to low.
  • Let it cook for 15 minutes.
  • Switch off the flame & wait for 5 minutes.
  • Then open the cooker & mix gently.
  • Serve it with raita.

Tips for the recipe – Before covering the cooker add very few drops of lemon. So that the cooked rice grains remain separate & not sticky

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