Preparation Time – 30 mins
Cuisine – Indian
Ingridients & Quantity:
- Rice – 2 Cups
- Water – 4 cups
- Onions – 1 large sized (Chopped length-wise into thin slices)
- Tomatoes – 1 1/2 (Finely Chopped)
- Green Chillies – 3 (Slit lenth-wise)
- Oil – 4 tbsp
- Cumin Seeds – 1 tsp
- Mustard Seeds – 1 tsp
- Cloves – 4
- Cinnamon Stick – 4 small pieces
- Cardamom – 2
- Bay Leaves – 3
- Ginger garlic paste – 1 tsp
- Salt – To taste
- Coriander for garnishing
To a pot, add 4 tbsp of oil and let it heat. Then add mustard seeds and let them splutter. Later add cumin seeds, cinnamon sticks, cloves, cardamom, bay leaves and fry for 5 minutes on medium flame.
Then add green chillies and fry. Follow it up by adding chopped onion and fry till they turn golden brown in colour. Later add tomatoes and mix well.
Once the onions and tomatoes have mixed well to form a paste, add ginger garlic paste and mix well and leave for a couple of minutes.
Now add 2 cups of rice and 4 cups of water. Add salt and mix well and let the rice cook on medium flame for about 15 mins. Keep checking in between.
Garnish with coriander leaves once rice has cooked. You can also garnish it with mint leaves instead.
Tomato Pilau is ready to be served! 😀