Tuesday 17 February 2015

Tomato Pulao

My kids are great fans of one pot meal especially anything with tomatoes, obviously i make quite often their favourite pulao with tomatoes but everytime i make i forget to click a picture to post it in my space. Finally i clicked few pictures just to write about our favourite easy breezy pulao. Tomato pulao gets ready very much easily if you make them through pressure cooker or else simply with a heavy bottomed vessel. Usually i go for pressure cooker method but this time i opted for a heavy bottomed pan and the pulao came out extremely delicious with prefectly cooked basmati rice.

Tomato pulao

Am running my third week of blogging marathon with Kid's delight - Colourful dishes and for the first day am posting this tomato pulao.  The tomatoes i bought during my recent visit to farmer's market were extremely juicy and super prefectly ripen. Obviously i instead of making a salad out of those ripen tomatoes, i prepared this pulao. Tomato pulao came out super colourful and extremely flavourful, i simply served this easy breezy pulao with sweet potato chips and everyone at home enjoyed thoroughly this delicious one pot meal.Check out the Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing BM#49.

Tomato Pulav

2cups Basmati rice (soaked for 30 minutes)
1no Onion(sliced)
1tsp Ginger-garlic paste
2nos  Green chili(slit opened)
6nos Tomato ( ripen & chopped)
1/2tsp Red chilly powder
1tsp Garam masala powder
4cups Water
3 tbsp Oil
Chopped mint leaves

For tempering:
1tsp Cumin seeds
1no Bay leaf
2-3nos Cloves
2nos Cardamoms
1inch cinnamon

Heat oil and fry all the whole spices until they turns brown.

Add the onions and cook until they turns transculent,add the ginger-garlic paste and saute for a minute.

Now add the tomatoes and slit opened green chilies and saute on a low flame until the tomatoes turns mushy.

Finally add the red chilly powder,garam masala powder and saute again for few minutes on a low flame.

Add the rice and saute for 2 minutes on a low flame.

Now add the water,chopped mint leaves, salt and cook everything in medium high flame for few minutes and finish the cooking with low flame until the rice gets well cooked.

Serve this pulao with raita or chips of your choice.


Sandhya Ramakrishnan said...

What a lovely color of the rice! I love tomato pulao and the ease of it being a one pot meal :)

Varada's Kitchen said...

Tomato rice with yogurt and chips. Awesome combo.

Suma Gandlur said...

That's one flavorful and yummy pulao.

Unknown said...

Perfect one meal and it is a boon that your kids like such each to put dishes!!!

Suja Ram said...

That is a quick and nutritious one-pot meal. Lovely colour too.

Srivalli said...

That would surely be a perfect rice to pack..I too make it for my kids..

Unknown said...

wow love the color of this pulao. Yes a very easy one pot meal.

Priya Srinivasan - I Camp in My Kitchen said...

One pot meals are life savers!! This tomato pulao looks yummilicious!!!

mullaimadavan said...

Rich orange color tomato pulao looks very tempting!

Kimberly said...

One pot meal? This is for me... this looks delicious and I have a dozen of fresh tomatoes picked from my garden. Let see....:)

vaishali sabnani said...

Wow I can feel the flavors right here. Super.

Sneha's Recipe said...

This pulao is very tempting and flavorful, lovely color.

sushma said...

Pulao looks soo delicious

Harini R said...

Flavorful and yummy.

cookingwithsapana said...

Very colorful nd tasty one pot meal.love it

Pavani said...

That is such a flavorful and delicious tomato Pulao.

Jayanthi said...

Such a colorful and wonderful pulao. Looks so tempting.