Tomato Rice February 5, 2010 by Premalatha Aravindhan 3 Comments This is a simple and easy version of tomato rice.This is one of my husband’s favourite lunch box meal.Am not going to add any chilly into it because it is specially for kids.So that we can pack this for our kids too. Ingredients: 3 Tomatoes chopped 1 onion Chopped 1 Cinnamon stick 4 Cloves 2 tsp Oil 2 cups Basmati Rice1 tbsp Ghee 4 cups Water1/2 tsp Sambar Powder1/2 tsp Fenugreek seedsFew Curry leavesA pinch food red colour(optional) 2 Garlic cloves chopped Few Coriander leaves for garnishing Method of Preparation: Heat the oil and temper the fenugreek seeds,curry leaves.Then add the cinnamon sticks,cloves.Let it crackle.Once it done add the chopped onion,garlic and tomatoes.Saute them well. Add sambar powder,turmeric powder,pinch red colour and salt.Cover and cook for few minutes until it become thick gravy. Add the rice and ghee in the gravy and mix well.Let it for few minutes in low flame. Transfer the rice into electric cooker and add water.Cook it well. Check whether the rice is cooked or not. Garnish the rice with coriander leaves and serve it with raita.