Tomato Rice

Tomato rice made using pressure cooker is a recipe which my daughter loves. She wants different types of dishes in her lunch box everyday. Oh Yes! She knows that her mom is a good cook and hence she demands different dishes. I just love to cook for her as this ensures that she eats healthy home-made food everyday. I pack this one pot tomato rice along with healthy salad in the lunch-box.

Tomato Rice



The tomato rice recipe does not consume much time. I make it in pressure cooker as it saves time during the morning rush hour. Preparing tomato rice in pressure cooker takes only 25-30 minutes. The best part is that it turns delicious. My daughter one day told me to pack two lunch boxes as her friends love to eat from her tiffin 🙂 Proud mommy moment right? Also try this soya granule pulao which my daughter loves like anything.

Tomatoes are rich in vitamin C, vitamin A and iron which are essential for maintaining overall health. Regular consumption of tomatoes reduced LDL cholesterol. Lycopene in tomatoes protects the heart against some cardiovascular diseases. Vitamin A in tomatoes improves eye-sight. There are numerous health benefits of tomatoes. My daughter used to eat raw tomatoes when she was a toddler and just loves them. So try this healthy one pot tomato rice recipe. You can also try this healthy vegetable pulao made in pressure cooker.

Tomato Rice
Tomato Rice
Tomato Rice
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Servings Prep Time
4 People 10 Minutes
Cook Time
25 Minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 People 10 Minutes
Cook Time
25 Minutes
Tomato Rice
Tomato Rice
Yum
Print Recipe
Servings Prep Time
4 People 10 Minutes
Cook Time
25 Minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 People 10 Minutes
Cook Time
25 Minutes
Ingredients
Masalas Needed:
Instructions
  1. Wash and keep basmati rice aside for 15 minutes.
  2. Heat the cooker pan and add 2 tablespoon oil.
  3. After oil gets heated, add mustard seeds and let them crackle.
  4. After oil gets heated, add mustard seeds and let them crackle.
  5. Next add onion and sauté till onion turns pinkish.
  6. Add finely chopped garlic and sauté till raw smell goes away.
  7. Next, add chopped tomato and mix well. Cook on low flame with lid covered with a plate.
  8. After 2-3 minutes open and sauté till tomato turns mushy.
  9. Add chopped mint and coriander leaves and sauté for 2 minutes.
  10. Add ginger-garlic paste and masalas (turmeric powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, red chilli powder and black pepper powder) and mix well.
  11. Add salt to taste and mix.
  12. Next add washed basmati rice and sauté for 3 minutes.
  13. Add little less than 2 cups water and close the cooker lid. Place the whistle or weight.
  14. Switch off the gas after 2 whistles and let the tomato rice get cooked on internal pressure from the pressure cooker.
  15. Loosen the cooker and wait for it to release pressure on its own.
  16. Open the cooker and using the fork fluff the rice.
  17. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
Recipe Notes

Serve with raita or raw mango pickle.

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