Tuesday, 19 June 2012

Tomato Rice with Veggies

Tomato Rice with Veggies
Preperation Time : 60 Mins
Serves : 4

1 cup short grain rice
1½ cup water
1 stalk celery chopped
¼ tsp turmeric
Peanut or sesame oil
4 diced tomatoes
2 tbs butter (optional)
½ tsp whole mustard seeds
½ tsp whole cumin seeds
2 cloves garlic chopped
salt and pepper to taste
1 zucchini chopped
1 onion chopped
some coriander leaves
tomato rice
Tomato Rice with veggies

Cook the rice with turmeric added in a normal manner.
While the rice is cooking, heat the oil and butter in a skillet on a medium flame. When the butter
is melted, add the mustard and cumin seeds and cover. When the mustard seeds start to pop, add the garlic, cover again and let cook another minute. Add onion and celery, stir until onion starts to turn transparent. Add the zucchini and cook until zucchini is soft. Add tomatoes stir and heat until well hot. Mix in the cooked rice and cook for 3 minutes to blend flavors. Garnish with coriander and server hot.

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