Vegetable Tomato Rice


  • 1 cup Rice
  • 3 big tomatoes
  • 1 bwl mix vegetables (half cooked – carrot, beans, cauliflower, peas etc..)
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 2-3 dried red chillies
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 5-6 curry leaves
  • 1 sliced onion
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp coriander-cumin powder
  • 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
  • Salt to taste


  1. Soak rice for half an hour.
  2. Make two small slits at the top of the tomatoes. Heat water in the pan & boil it for sometime. Cool them in cold water. Peel & blend to make a puree. 
  3. Heat oil in a pan & add dried red chillies, mustard seeds and curry leaves. When they start spluttering add the onion, ginger-garlic paste & fry for sometime. Then add tomato puree, boiled vegetables, coriander-cumin powder, red chilli powder & sauté. Add water & salt.
  4. When it starts boiling add soaked & drained rice. Allow the rice to cook.
  5. Serve hot with dahi tadka or masala dahi.

6 thoughts on “Vegetable Tomato Rice

  1. Ambika

    Kitchen & Myself are worlds apart!!!!!!! So I better refer the blog to someone who would put it to use!! 😉 But yea the pic looks!! 😛

    Vikas, you’re omni-present, aren’t you?? 😀

  2. Vikas Gupta

    Yeah Ambika! I am very health conscious; I have even a microwave oven and love steamed vegetables; read my health page to know more. I want to be a domestic husband and cook all my life! So, someday this blog will be very useful for me!

  3. Ishani

    @Ambika – Thanks for visiting…
    For a change, try out cooking sometime. It’s really fun. You can start with some of the simpler recipes…

    Right Vikas 🙂 ?

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