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Tomato Rice & Comfort Food Series

Tomato Rice is a delicious combination of Indian and Mexican flavors which come together to create the perfect comfort food option! 
Course Main Dish
Cuisine global vegetarian


  • 2 Cups rice cooked (I used basmati)
  • 1 onions chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 1 chillis green sliced
  • 1 tsp pickled jalapenos chopped
  • 2 Cups tomatoes diced
  • 2 Tsps cumin coriander powder
  • cilantro for garnish
  • handful mint leaves
  • 1 Tsp olive oil
  • 1 Tsp jeera
  • to taste salt
  • pinch turmeric


  • Heat a pan with oil add jeera to it. Fry till it browns a little.
  • Add garlic and chillis. Fry them till garlic is turns a little brown.
  • Add onions to pan and fry it till they turned transparent.
  • Add a couple of mashed mint leaves and fry for one minute.
  • Add tomatoes along with salt and allow them to cook with a closed lid for about 5-6 minutes till they are soft and mushy.
  • Add the jalapenos at this stage along with other masalas. Mix tomato mixture carefully to rice without breaking it & garnish with cilantro and mint leaves.
  • Serve hot.


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