Tomato Rice

Tomato rice is a very simple ,quick and easy rice variety to make with a blend of cooked rice,Tomatoes and Indian spices.


  1. Tomatoes – 2(large)
  2. Rice – 2cups
  3. Onion – 1(large)
  4. Ginger chopped – 1tsp
  5. Green chillies – 3
  6. Curry leaves – few
  7. Garam Masala – 1/2tsp(optional)
  8. Salt – as required
  9. Coriander leaves  for garnish
  10. Ghee/Clarified butter – 4stp
  11. Cashew broken – 3tsp

For tempering:

  1. Chana dal – 1tsp
  2. Urad dal – 1tsp
  3. Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp
  4. Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
  5. Hing  -pinch
  6. Whole red chillies – 2 


  • Heat 4stp of ghee in a wide bottomed pan,add the tempering ingredients.After the dals are light brown, add cashews,chopped ginger, green chillies,curry leaves and onion chopped in order .To this add salt and fry till  the onions are golden brown.
  • To this add a pinch of hing,Tomatoes,red chilli powder and cook till the tomatoes are fully soft and cooked.At this satge add grama masala if you are using.
  • Finally to this add the cooked rice.Mix well ,adjust salt and garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Goes well with Raita.

12 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by sudha on April 16, 2008 at 8:45 am


    hi, i tried ur tomato rice.. turned out really well.. yummy.. fact my daugther liked it so much.


  2. thanks for this recipe.. i love tomato rice.. will try this method


  3. Posted by VASAVI on May 4, 2010 at 11:20 pm



  4. Posted by pandu on July 22, 2010 at 4:18 am

    will u please explain in our telugu language thanq


  5. Posted by vidhya yadav on November 1, 2011 at 8:34 am

    its mouth watering recepie………………………too goood


  6. Posted by ishanth on January 10, 2012 at 5:45 am

    tooo fucking


  7. are the tomatoes should be used in paste form


  8. Posted by chandhu on March 1, 2012 at 10:10 pm

    thank u so much… really it is very nice.. my hubby loves this so much..


  9. Posted by suki on August 30, 2012 at 3:24 am

    ya its really tasty. we can also add some garlic .


  10. Posted by Dev on July 6, 2014 at 12:10 am

    Tomato rice is my favorite recipe. Thank you for upload and I appreciated for your effort.


  11. Posted by p chandra shekhar on July 21, 2014 at 12:41 pm

    it seems to be good informative blog i will go through it very soon and accordingly i will give the feed back


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