Tomato Pulao

Tomato Pulao veg

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Prep: 30 minutes

cook

Cook: 20 minutes

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Method: Easy

snack

Course: Rice

Rice

Type: Indian

This is a delightful khichdi – rice cooked with dals and plenty of tomatoes

Ingredients

  • Long grained rice, soaked for 30 minutes and drained 1 cup
  • Large tomatoes, roughly chopped 2
  • Oil 1 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds 1 tsp
  • Green chillies, slit 2 to 3
  • Thin strips of ginger 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder ½ tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Split Bengal grams (chana dal), soaked for 30 minutes and drained ½ cup
  • Split skinless green gram (dhuli moong dal), soaked for 30 minutes and drained ½ cup
  • Fresh coriander leaves, chopped 3 tsps

Methods

  • Heat oil in a deep non-stick pan, add mustard seeds, green chillies and ginger strips and saute till the seeds splutter.
  • Add turmeric powder, salt, split Bengal gram, split green gram and most of the tomatoes and mix well. Cook till tomatoes begin to soften.
  • Add rice and 3 cups of water. Mix well, cover and cook till the rice and grams are almost done.
  • Add the remaining tomatoes, adjust salt and mix well. Cook till fully done.
  • Add coriander leaves and mix well. Transfer into a serving platter and serve hot