Tomato Rice-A quick and easy rice dish created in minutes. Flavoured with fresh tomatoes and garnished generously with fresh coriander.Served with a creamy cucumber raita.
2 cups preboiled cold rice ( Left over rice is ideal for this)
1 firm medium tomato de seeded and finely chopped
2 green chillies de seeded and finely chopped
1 tablespoon fresh coriander finely chopped.
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
1/4 teaspoon chilli powder
1/2 tablespoon sunflower oil
1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds
1. Add to the cold rice salt,chilli powder and turmeric
2.Toss the rice to get an even coating of the spices.
3. In a frying pan heat the oil, when hot add the cumin seeds.
4. Add the rice and toss in the hot oil.Approx 3-4 minutes.
5. Stir in the diced tomatoes and green chillies.
6.Toss the rice till tomatoes and rice are mixed . Approx 1-2 minutes.
7.Transfer the rice to a serving dish and garnish with chopped fresh coriander.
Serve hot with creamy cucumber raita and a squeeze of fresh lemon juice..
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