Spicy Tomato Pulao / Tomato Pulav

16 Jan 2012


 





 

Spicy Tomato Pulao:



Tomato Pulav is a tasty tangy rice dish with amazing combo of flavors. This pulav can be made in a jiffy and it makes a wholesome meal with some raitha. Kidz love it due to its irresistible flavor, color & taste. 


In this recipe, the long grain aromatic basmati rice is cooked in tomato puree, onion and selected spices.  I often prepare it as lunch box menu &  needless to say we all love it..!  Also, Its good for health and it goes perfectly with any type of raitha. 


Here’s the recipe of appealing and nutritious tomato pulav...enjoy the culinary bliss !














Ingredients:



  • Basmati rice                              - 2 cups
  • Onion                                       - 1 big
  • Red ripe tomatoes                     - 3
  • Ginger                                      - half inch finely diced
  • Garlic                                        - 4 pods
  • Green chilly                               - 1 or 2
  • Cloves                                      - 2
  • Ghee                                        - 1 tbsp for flavor
  • Oil                                            - 3 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds                             - ½ tsp
  • Cinnamon stick                          - 1
  • Bay leaf                                    - 1
  • Star anise seeds                       -  2 stars
  • Turmeric pwd                            - ¼ tsp
  • Red chilly pwd                          - 1 tsp
  • Fresh coriander leaves
  • Salt to taste








Method:











  1. Wash and soak Basmati rice in water for 5 mins.
  2. Drain and keep it aside.
  3. Chop the onions.
  4. Grind the tomatoes.
  5. Make a paste of ginger, garlic , green chilly and cloves.
  6. Heat ghee and oil in a heavy bottomed pan.
  7. Add cumin seeds, cinnamon stick, bay leaf and star anise seeds.
  8. Saute till nice aroma comes out.
  9. Add finely chopped onion and saute till transculent.
  10. Add the ground paste of step 5.
  11. Fry for a minute.
  12. Add the pulpy mashed tomatoes.
  13. Saute till it is cooked and done.
  14. Add salt , turmeric pwd, red chilly pwd and stir.
  15. Add  3 ½ cups of water and allow it to boil.
  16. Now add the soaked rice and combine the contents.
  17. Cover and cook till done.
  18.  Garnish with chopped coriander & mint leaves












  1. Enjoy hot with raita of your choice.







 
Related Quick Links: 





·       Mutter Paneer Pulav
·       Veg Pulav
·       Sweet Corn Pulav



90 Yummy Comments:

maha said...

wow..lovely pics..n pulav looks yummy n spicy too..garnishing vth mint n tomatoes r looking nice

yummy and flavorful pulao...looks tempting.

Swathi said...

Pulao looks delicious.

Turmericnspice said...

Love the color

Sheoh Yan said...

Jay, you everyday cook yummy dishes for your family? Your family are so blessed. You are a good cook.

Mythreyi said...

Love the Tomato Rice anyday, your creamy raita looks even more tempting...


-Mythreyi
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simran said...

yum!its early in the morning here and i'm craving your tomato pulao.lovely!

R.Ramakrishnan said...

This is such a simple, easy to make but ultra delicious dish. We had tomato Pulao & Raita yesterday.

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Simply stunning pics of tomato rice. Wish I was there to get a taste of it.

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Gayathri NG said...

My hubby's fav dish, looks awesome...

Vimitha Anand said...

Yummy pulao. Loved the color

Angela said...

Yummy! Fantastic mix of spices.

Sobha Shyam said...

simple and delicious rice..nice clicks..

Sravs said...

Nice and inviting pulao !!

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M.B. said...

delicious.......... pulao in any format i would love. so simple and easy to make

Sayantani said...

love such quick pulaos. looks inviting.

@lekshmi said...

looks delicious ...........lovely pics.......

Chandrani said...

Tomato flavor colourful pulao. It make easyly and quickly..

wanna said...

Simple to make, and very delicious dish. Thank You!

Anu said...

wow..my fav one..nice pic..

LabidĂș said...

Rico, rico. Saludos.

Ola said...

I am adding it to waiting list of recipes-sounds worh tryning!

cathy@home said...

I love this recipe try it out on the family tomorrow.

Kaveri said...

Looks too good...Love this tangy and flavorful rice.

Shobha Kamath said...

Lovely tempting pulao! Love the pics too.

faseela said...

wow......so attractive pulav............great work

La @ FoodSlice said...

The colour looks so beautiful Jay.. looks yum

Jay said...

TQ for your support & time to visit..;)

Saraswathi Iyer said...

My fav. looks delicious.

Ganga Sreekanth said...

looks super super tempting..nice recipe..

kalaiselvisblog said...

looks very delicious & its mouthwatering me...

Prathima Rao said...

Spicy & lip smacking!!!! Rice is cooked to perfection :))
Prathima Rao
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Very tempting n perfect tomato pulav :)

Rashida shaikh said...

Pulao is very appealing...

Looks wonderful! I'm not very fond of the flavor of anise, so maybe I could leave that out?

LoLy said...

WOW, I Love it :) Thank you so much for sharing :) Have a wonderful day

Priya said...

Wow wat a super tempting and inviting pulao,full of flavours,loving it.

S.Menaga said...

super inviting pulao,nice clicks!!

jeyashrisuresh said...

Simple and yummy puloa and a perfect lunch box menu too

Kim said...

This rice dish really looks awesome and tasty!

Priyanka said...

Lovely colored pulav. Very inviting

Roshni said...

i love this rice.. you have made it well. good photos

Anne Regalado said...

I love any kind of rice and yours looks really delicious ! With all the spices in that dish , I bet it taste really good ;)

Lola Lobato said...

Love all the ingredients, have to be very delicious!!!

look good as usual!!! tempting!!!

Giovanna said...

ricetta strepitosa da provareeeeeee

Roshu said...

Hey loved ur presentation n recipe dear!!!

luks tempting..yummy

chitraj.hegde said...

The tomato rice looks so colourful and yummy...just loved the click..it so perfect and lovely presentation..

Julie said...

Nice color n yummy pulao!!
Erivum Puliyum

Aarthi said...

This is totally yummy recipe...I am loving it dear..Will try it soon..

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Hmmm, it´s great, I have all the ingredients except ghee, I need some Indian spices in my kitchen, also cardamom that I couldn´t find at the supermarket. Thank you Jay!

This looks great, love the color.

Indulge said...

This looks and am sure tastes delish. I love Tomato rice.
Love Ash.

Shilpi Bose said...

Something absolutely new.

Something new for me. Great pics!

Uma said...

I love love this. Tempting is colour inviting me to grap the platter.

Rosemary said...

Although the color is great (and I'm sure the taste is, too) it's the shape that really grabs me. A wonderful tomato shaped rice ball!

Suja said...

Love the color,tempting pulao

Que rico :) Todos tus platos me apetecen siempre, se ven deliciosos aun que no este acostumbrada a ellos. Besos
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mmmmmm....it seems delicious Jay!

Alpana said...

Looks so beautiful......feel like grabbng the platter.

CaySera said...

Jay that looks delicious....thanks for sharing....lovely clicks :)

Geri Saucier said...

The rice looks and sound delicious.

Jay said...

Thanks for stopping by..I really appreciate the time & efforts taken in giving your feedback..
have a wonderful day..;)
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Chatty Crone said...

That looks delish! For real. sandie

Balvinder Ubi said...

lovely presentation!

Blackswan said...

Very nicely-colored rice, Jay!

Sumi said...

perfect picture. tomato rice is my favorite variety rice :)

Tonia L said...

This looks delicious! I am a new follower and I've added you to my Google+ Circles!
~Tonia @TheGunnySack

nice! wish i could eat a bowlfull right now :)

Vidhya said...

Tempting rice preparation and beautiful color.

BragonDorn said...

I got it all written out and I will be making this tomorrow! Yummy!

Urmi said...

Pulao looks flavourful, yummy and superlicious. Wonderful presentation.

Jay,
Looks delicious... And the color is beautiful.

Catarina!

hi jay, really delicious..wow love it
have a nice day

Loveforfood said...

yummy and flavorful

Delicious Pulav,luks so delicious and yum...

Ramya said...

your pulao looks perfect and yum..nice clicks

Pari said...

Completely satisfying one pot meal.


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manjooo said...

i like tomato pilaf...and with onion raitha...yummm

AvanthiRao said...

delicious :)

Asmita said...

Love this pulao, looks yummy! I also loved your presentation, perfect with raita on the side.
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Cherrey said...

Is this an Indian dish? Wow, there must be a version of this dish in every country! Is this like a Java Rice? Here in the Philippines we have Valenciana Rice, and in Spain they have their Paella and Italy, Risotto.

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Sarah said...

Yum! This looks so so yummy! I am hungry haha!

divya said...

Super tempting and delicious pulao,makes me hungry.

Magic of Spice said...

hat a beautiful rice dish...love these flavors!

themustardseed said...

This is such a wonderful recipe. I have never made tomato pulao before!! Can't wait to make it now.

Hema said...

Very yummy and tempting pulao..

Shobana Vijay said...

perfect lunch bos
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