Tomato Rice

Ingredients:

Cooked Basmati Rice    – 1 Cup
Oil    – 2 tbsp
Mustard Seeds   – 2 tsp
Bengal gram dal(Channa dal) – 1 tsp
Black gram dal (Urad dal) – 1 tsp
Pepper Powder   – 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder  – 1 tsp
Grated Ginger   – 2 tsp
Curry leaves   – 10
Chopped Tomato  – 3
Chopped Coriander Leaves – 2 tbsp
Salt to Taste

Method:

 Basmati Rice can be cooked and kept aside previously.

Heat oil in a wok over medium flame. Add mustard seeds. When they splutter, add black gram dal and bengal gram dal. Stir-fry till golden brown for 1-2 minutes. Add pepper (freshly ground pepper can be used to enhance taste) and turmeric powder. Stir-fry for few seconds. Add ginger and curry leaves. Mix well. Now add chopped tomato. Increase flame slightly, stirring often until tomato is soft and mixture thickens slightly for about 5 minutes. Add salt.

Finally add cooked rice to the wok and toss gently, taking care not to break the rice grains. Remove from heat and sprinkle coriander leaves.

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