Easy Tomato Rice
|Basmati rice||2 Cup (32 tbs), soaked and drained|
|Ripe tomato||4 Medium|
|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.