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!
- 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.
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