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Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Authentic Tomato Rice/ Thakkali Sadam( Lunch Box Recipes)

Raw rice-2 cups
Onion medium( chopped)- 1
Tomato large( chopped)- 2
Garlic cloves( thinly sliced)- 5
Curry leaves- few
Red chilly powder- 1 1/2tsp
Turmeric powder- 1/4tsp
Salt to taste
Water required

For tempering
Mustard seeds- 1tsp
Urad dal- 1tsp
Chana dal- 1tsp
Oil- 3tbsp

Heat oil in a pan, when oil is hot add mustard seeds and allow to crackle, add the urad dal and chana dal and fry till they turn golden brown. Now add the chopped onion, garlic cloves and curry leaves, fry till the onion turns brown. Add the tomatoes and fry till the tomatoes are cooked and mashed. Next add the red chilli powder, turmeric powder, salt and required water for rice. Bring the mixture to boil, add the raw rice, stir well. Cover the pan with lid, reduce heat and cook until rice is cooked and tender. Garnish tomato rice with coriander leaves and serve with potato fry, papad or with potato chips.


Kitchen Flavours said...

Easy and simple recipe...perfect for lunch box....

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

Perfect lunch box menu luks delicious...

Nithya said...

Delicious and comforting rice for the box :)

Priya said...

Love this eice anytime.

Anonymous said...

Very Good combination. Personally I would have preferred coconut chutney.

This is quick and easy receipe. Looks custom-made for me.

The Click is excellent. Post more of these simple and quick fixes

Balakrishna Saraswathy said...

A simply comforting tomato rice my dear..looks yum yum:)Do drop by my blog:)

Priti said...

Perfect for lunch box as you say..looks yum

Anonymous said...

Nice recipe. I used cracked wheat instead of rice and it turned out well. Btw I live in Eagan MN also :).