Tomato Rice With Basil Recipe

Pooja Thakur
Tomato Rice With Basil Recipe
2060 ratings.

Tomato Rice With Basil is a delicious fusion recipe where rice is cooked with tomatoes with a twit of basil. The rich and delicious taste of this rice makes it a great dish to serve for house parties or weekend dinners.

Serve Tomato Rice With Basil on its own or with a raita of your choice.

If you like this recipe, you can also try

  1. Lemon Rice
  2. Pudina Rice
  3. Jeera Rice

Cuisine: Indian
Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

20 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

50 M


3-4 Servings


  • 1 cup Rice , or brown rice
  • 3 Tomatoes
  • 1 Green Chilli , finely chopped
  • Basil leaves , Few, roughly torn
  • 7 cloves Garlic , crushed
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil , as required
  • 1 teaspoon Whole Black Peppercorns
  • Salt , as required
  • Water , as needed
  • Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , or Basil leaves for garnish

How to make Tomato Rice With Basil Recipe

  1. To begin making the Tomato Rice With Basil recipe, firstly add tomatoes with required amount of water in a saucepan. Cook it till the skin of tomatoes start coming out.

  2. Peel the skin of the tomatoes and chop them very finely. Keep them aside.

  3. Heat olive oil in a wide pan and add garlic and green chillies. Cook it till the raw smell of garlic vanishes.

  4. Add chopped tomatoes and basil leaves into the pan and cook it for about 2 to 3 minutes.

  5. After 2 to 3 minutes, add rice, salt and black pepper and cook till the rice is cooked properly.

  6. Once it is done, garnish it with chopped coriander leaves or basil leaves.

  7. Serve Tomato Rice With Basil on its own or with an raita of your choice.