Tomato Rice

Tomato Rice


2 cups rice, cooked
2 tomatoes, cut into cubes
1 onion, chopped
2 tbsp oil
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp chana dal
1 tsp urad dal
1/4 tsp garam masala
pinch of hing
2 dry red chillies, cut each into 2 pieces
2 green chillies, cut into lenghtwise
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
few curry leaves
1 tsp chilli powder
salt as per taste
coriander leaves, finely chopped


1: Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds and let them splutter.Now add green chillies, red chillies and saute for 30 seconds.

2: Add urad dal, chana dal and fry till they turn red on medium heat. Then add turmeric powder, curry leaves, hing and fry for 10-15 seconds.

3: Add the chopped onions and fry them till they turn transperent. Add tomatoes and fry for 5 minutes.

4: Add red chilli powder, garam masala and keep frying for a minute. Turn off the heat.

5: Add cooked rice, salt and mix well. You may need to use your fingers to mix well.

6: Taste and add salt if necessary. Garnish with coriander leaves.


1: You can use leftover rice to make tomato rice.

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