Tomato Rice is one of the famous variety rice in tamil nadu / south inda and one can cook it easily and quickly.
Tomatos are good for health and has lot of medical properties. It prevents Diarrhea and reduces high blood pressure. It also good for Coronary Heart Heath and prevents / heals certain typs of cancer. There are many different ways to cook tomato rice and one of the very simplest and quickest method is given below.

Tomato - 2 Nos
Onion - 2 Nos
Green Chilli - 1
Turmeric powder - 1/4 teaspoon
Salt - To Taste
Ginger-Garlic Paste - 1/4 teaspoon
Cooked Rice - 1 Cup

For Seasoning:
Oil - 1 teaspoon
Mustard Seeds - 1 teaspoon
Uridhal - 1/2 teaspoon
Channa dhal - 1/2 teaspoon
Cumin Seeds - 1/4 teaspoon

  • Chop finely tomato and onion
  • Chop the Green chilli and keep it aside
  • Heat the oil in a pan and add mustard seeds and cumin seeds once the oil is hot. When the mustard seeds start to sputter add the dhals and fry till they become golden brown color
  • Add the chopped Green chilli and ginger-garlic paste and turmeric and fry for a minute
  • Now add finely chopped tomato and onion and salt and fry them until they are cooked completely
  • Add the cooked rice and mix it gently
The delicious Tomato Rice is ready to Serve

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  1. what if you dont have ginger garlic paste, but you have ginger and garlic separately. but with no means to make it into a paste?

    1. We can finely chop garlic and ginger and saute it along with onions