Tomato Rice With Basil Recipe
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.
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- 1 cup Rice , or brown rice
- 3 Tomatoes
- 1 Green Chilli , finely chopped
- Basil leaves , Few, roughly torn
- 7 cloves Garlic , crushed
- 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
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.
Peel the skin of the tomatoes and chop them very finely. Keep them aside.
Heat olive oil in a wide pan and add garlic and green chillies. Cook it till the raw smell of garlic vanishes.
Add chopped tomatoes and basil leaves into the pan and cook it for about 2 to 3 minutes.
After 2 to 3 minutes, add rice, salt and black pepper and cook till the rice is cooked properly.
Once it is done, garnish it with chopped coriander leaves or basil leaves.
Serve Tomato Rice With Basil on its own or with an raita of your choice.
A Sales & Marketing professional by the day and a masterchef by the night, Pooja has been able to give creative edge to various Indian and western recipes. To satisfy her culinary traveling and cooking learning needs, Pooja has traveled across the country from vibrant cities to remote villages and learn the taste of real India. This has enabled her to bring the authentic taste & flavor of india on to the plate but with a modern twist.