Welcome back to my blog. I am glad to share a quick and easy Tomato rice recipe that can be made in a jiffy. Calling all rice lovers to check this out. I am not a great fan of rice. Some simple recipes are very close to my heart. My family prefers to have rice dishes only few times in a week. One those days we treat ourselves with some yummy delicacies. This is one of the popular recipes from Karnataka .

What is Foodiemonday Theme?

Our fellow blogger Narmadha who blogs at namscorner suggested to make any recipe with Rice. She is a wonderful blogger and you should check out her space . One of her rice recipes i have bookmarked is .
For the 240th theme for #Foodiemonday #Bloghop theme #CookingWithRice my humble contribution is this delicious Tomato bath.

Recipe for Tomato Bath / Tomato Rice:

What are the Ingredients?

  • 1 Cup Cooked Rice
  • 2 Big red Tomatoes finely chopped
  • 1 Big Onion finely chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 Tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/2 Tsp Saunf / Fennel seeds
  • 1 Tsp Jeera
  • 1/2 Tsp Mustard seeds
  • 2 Green Chillies slit
  • Few Curry Leaves
  • 1 Tsp Jeera Powder
  • 1/2 Tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/4 Tsp Asafoetida / Hing
  • 1/2 Tsp Rasam Powder
  • 2 Tsp Oil
  • 1/4 Tsp Turmeric / Haldi
  • 1 Tsp Kasuri Methi

How to prepare Tomato Bath?

  • Heat oil in a wide bottom Pan. Add Jeera and Saunf and saute for a few seconds.
  • As you get the aroma, add asafoetida,mustard and turmeric.
  • Now add ginger garlic paste and saute for a few seconds. Next add finely chopped onions and slit green chillies.
  • As the onions turn slightly brown add the chopped tomatoes , jeera powder, coriander powder ,curry leaves , salt and rasam powder.
  • Allow it to cook untill the oil starts to leave the sides.
  • Add kasuri methi and mix well.
  • You can store this in an airtight container.
  • You can use a small quantity to mix with rice and store the rest.
  • Allow the mixture to cool . Add cooked rice and mix well.
  • Garnish with some curry leaves and serve.
  • Enjoy with fresh Cucumber Slices.

16 thoughts on “TOMATO BATH / TOMATO RICE”

  1. Tomato Rice is such a flavorful and yumm way to use leftover rice or a simple dish to make with fresh rice.. I liked the use of Rasam powder here, that must have enhanced the flavors here. Very beautifully captured!!

    1. Preethi Prasad

      Thank you Swati. Rasam powder enhances the taste. I just love the aroma of homemade rasam powder.

  2. We love tomato rice and make it often, although slightly differently from your recipe. I would love to try out your version soon – it looks so flavourful and hearty! Love the use of rasam powder here. 🙂

  3. I agree that tomato bhat is simple to make. But I love rice n I am glad to use any excuse to make rice dishes. In fact I love it when there is leftover rice. I love your pic a d the flavorful rice

  4. Tomato bath looks too good, I am in love with your pics. It looks amazing, I prepare bath with left over rice often. Your version of adding saunf , Kasturi methi will try it next time.

  5. Awesome click Preethi di !!! Tomato rice is one of my fav rice dish. Yours looking so tempting. Super simple yet flavorful one pot meal is this 🙂

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