Tomato Ghee Rice


2 cups basmati rice/ jeerakashala rice
4 cups water
1 onion , finely chopped
1 large tomato, finely chopped
2-3 green chillies, finely chopped
2 cardamom
3 cloves
2 small pieces of cinnamon
few curry leaves
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
4-5 tbsp ghee
2 tsp oil


  1. Wash and drain the rice and keep it aside.
  2. Heat ghee in a pan and add cinnamon, cloves and cardamoms and saute for a minute.
  3. Add chopped onion, green chillies and curry leaves and saute until transparent.
  4. Add water and salt and when it starts to boil, add drained rice and mix well.
  5. Cover and cook till rice is done in medium flame.
  6. In the meanwhile, heat oil in a small pan and splutter mustard seeds.
  7. Add the chopped tomatoes and stir well till soft.
  8. Add this tomato mixture over the cooked rice and mix well for 2 minutes.
  9. Remove from flame and serve hot with any curry…..

Recipe Source: Manoramaonline


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