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Tomato Rice | Best Tiffin Recipe

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Tomato Rice | Best Tiffin Recipe

South Indian Style Tomato Bhaath

  • Suitable for vegetarian

Quick Masala Rice Recipe.

  • 45 mins
  • Serves 2
  • Easy




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Tomato Rice 


For Tomato Rice 

Oil (तेल) – 3 tbsp

Hing (हींग) – 1 tsp

Dry Red Chilli (सूखी लाल मिर्च) – 4 nos

Bayleaf (तेज पता) – 1 no

Cinnamon (दालचीनी) – 1 pc 

Cloves (लौंग) – 4 nos

Cardamom (इलाइची) – 4 nos

Mustard Seeds (राय) – 2 tsp

Cumin (जीरा) – 2 tsp

Chana Dal (चना दाल) – 1 tbsp

Urad Dal (उरद दाल) – 2 tsp

Garlic (लहसुन) – 1 tbsp

Ginger (अदरक) – 1 tbsp

Green Chill, Chopped (हरी मिर्च) – 1 tsp 

Curry leaf (करी पत्ता) – 1 sprig

Cashew Nuts (काजू) – handful

Onion, Chopped (प्याज़) – ¾ cup

Tomato, Chopped (टमाटर) – 2 cups 

Salt (नमक) – to taste

Turmeric (हल्दी) – ½ tsp

Red Chilli Powder (लाल मिर्च पाउडर) – 1 tbsp

Coriander Powder (धनिया पाउडर) – 1 tbsp

Water (पानी) – 1½  cup

Rice (चावल) – 1 cup 

Coriander stems, chopped (धनिया के तने) – 1 tbsp

Mint Leaves (पुदीना) – a handful



To prepare Tomato Rice, start by heating oil in a pan. Add hing, dry red chilli, bay leaf, cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, mustard seeds, cumin, chana dal, urad dal, garlic, ginger, chopped green chilli, curry leaf, and cashew nuts. Sauté until the nuts are golden and the spices release aroma.


Add chopped onions, cook until translucent, then add tomatoes, salt, turmeric, red chilli powder, and coriander powder. Cook until the tomatoes are soft.

Add washed rice, coriander stems, mint leaves, and water. Cook until the rice is done. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves. Your flavorful Tomato Rice is ready to be enjoyed!

Chef Kunal Kapur

Having served the world with his delicious delicacies, Chef Kunal Kapur is revered by every food connoisseur. An all-in-one Indian celebrity chef, restaurateur, and media personality, Kunal Kapur has helped all of us get a taste of his cooking secrets through his cookbooks.

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