Rice prepared using whole spices and Tomato puree.
Cuisine: Andhra Pradesh
Time Required: 30 Minutes
2 Cups Raw Rice
1 Cup Tomato Puree
2 – 3 Bay Leaves
3 – 4 Cloves
3 – 4 Cardamoms
1tsp Jeera/Cumin Seeds
Few sprigs Coriander leaves, chopped
1tsp Ginger Paste
1tsp Chili Powder
Salt to taste
Slice Onions. Heat Oil in a Handi/Vessel and add Bay leaves, Cloves, Cardamoms, Jeera, Ginger paste, and Onions and fry until the Onions turn translucent. Add Tomato Puree and saute for two minutes.
Now add Rice, Chili Powder, Salt and mix well. Add 4 Cups of water and close the Handi/Vessel.
Cook on medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes and stir gently stir.
Cook until done and garnish with Coriander leaves.
Serve hot Tomato Rice with Raitha.