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Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Tomato Biryani/ Thakkali Biryani.

It is very easy to prepare and ideal for lunch box menu.

Tomatoes big chopped-2
Onion medium chopped-2
Basmati or Jeera Samba Rice-2cups
Ginger and garlic paste-1tsp
Chilly powder-3tsp
Turmeric powder-1tsp
Salt to taste
Mint and Coriander leaves chopped-1cup

Heat oil in a pressure pan, add the cinnamon, cloves and cardamom. When the aroma rises add the onions and fry till pink in color, now add the ginger and garlic paste and fry till the raw smell leaves. Add the chopped tomatoes, chilly powder, turmeric powder and salt. Cook till the tomatoes are mashed and oil separates. Now add the mint and coriander leaves, fry for a minute. Now add the required water for the rice and check the seasoning. Add the washed and drained rice and cook until the rice becomes tender. Serve Hot with Appalam and Chips.


A 2 Z Vegetarian Cuisine said...

Looks delicious, you have a nice break and see you back soon.

Gita said...

THis is my favorite mixed rice...I make it atleast once a week :)

kittymatti said...

Delicious all time fav!

Ramya said...

Thakkali sadham looks yummy..Njoy u'r vacation..

Home Cooked Oriya Food said...

I love the look of it... Have to try it sometime...

Yasmeen said...

yummy!perfect for lunch box:)

Good Gynecologist in Anna Nagar said...

WOW!! this defenitely looks good..tomato rice at home never involved so many was mainly basic tadka, tomatoes, onion and green chillies. this one defenitely is a must try!!