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Easy Tomato Rice

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  Basmati rice 2 Cup (32 tbs), soaked and drained
  Ripe tomato 4 Medium
  Cardamom 4
  Cloves 6
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Peppercorns 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Raisins 1 Tablespoon
  Cashewnuts 1 Tablespoon
  Ghee 4 Tablespoon
  Chopped coriander leaves 1 Tablespoon

1)Blend the tomatoes in a mixer grinder to make a puree. Keep it aside.

2)Heat 2 - 3 tbsp of ghee in a pressure cooker.

3)Add all the spices and allow them to splutter.

4)Add the tomato puree and stir well.

5)Stir, till the puree starts to thicken.

:- Do not reduce it too much.

6)Add the drained rice and mix well.

7)Add 3 1/2 cups of water and mix well again.

8)Add reqd salt and mix well.

9)Close the cooker with its lid and pressure cook upto 2 whistles on high flame.

10)Fry the raisins and cashews in the remaining tbsp of ghee.

11)After opening the cooker, add the above fried items along with the chopped coriander leaves.

12)Mix everything well.

:- Serve with any curry or salad.

:- If u wish, you can add vegetables like beans, carrot and cauliflower along with the rice. Then, u need to add 4 cups of water.
:- Even if u r not using veg, u can add upto 4 cups of water if u want the rice to be really cooked.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Easy Tomato Rice

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 712 Calories from Fat 202

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g35.7%

Saturated Fat 12.9 g64.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 53.6 mg17.9%

Sodium 151.1 mg6.3%

Total Carbohydrates 115 g38.2%

Dietary Fiber 5.3 g21.4%

Sugars 7.8 g

Protein 12 g23.4%

Vitamin A 34.2% Vitamin C 38.3%

Calcium 8% Iron 12.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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