Sunday, May 1, 2011

Tomato Rice


Plain rice daily or you will prefer for a change this Tomato Rice? Trust me, effortless made. Thus, why not, why don't you consider (Jeera/Cumin Rice) Tomato Rice? For me personally, sometimes plain rice can be a killer on my palates and even when I heightened rice to another level by adding some ingredients, I am still rice cooker depended. So (Chinese Fried Rice, Belacan Fried Rice)? Rice elevated by tomato, shallots, ginger and garam masala.  

Ingredients
2 cups rice - wash and drain off excess water
2 (abt 230g) tomato - slice thinly
6 shallots - sliced
1 inch ginger - sliced
A pinch of garam masala
3 tbsp oil
Salt to taste
Water as needed

Method
When oil is heated, saute shallots, tomatoes and ginger.
Add rice, garam masala and salt.
Fry for 3-4 mins and then tip rice mixture into rice cooker.
Pour water as needed (generally 3 cups for 2 cups of rice) and let it cook.
Once cooked, fluff up.


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13 comments:

  1. sounds simple and looks delicious...

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  2. Mmmm...truthfully I am not a big fan of Tomato rice. I would go for Chicken Biriyani instead. :)

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  3. Hi Nava,

    This dish seems to suit me as often I kind of lazy ..after mom is back home and here being alone some kind of special dish easy to cook and fast :)

    Thanks for sharing :)

    Take care.

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  4. Just now i though it is "Nasi Tomato"

    This is different..

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  5. This looks worthy of any curry or meat to go along with it.

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  6. slam kenai..uis..lapar plak jenguk nasi tomato tu..hehe..folo u blog..pls folo me juga yer..tq..nice blog nie kaspersky mobile security 9 full version

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  7. I love experimenting with rice as well as sometimes it gets boring as you had said. This looks like a good pair with grilled meats.

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  8. i like nasi goreng ikan masin better coz am not keen on tomato

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  9. Thanks everyone for your honest comments.

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  10. rice is my staple food too.. but trying to learn to adapt on potatoes and other alternative because rice could be expensive.

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  11. Didn't know rice is expensive at where you are, for us is quite reasonably priced.

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  12. Tomato Rice looking yum and delicious.

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