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Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Tomato Biryani - Thakkali Biryani


Tomato Biryani


Thakkali biryani can be prepared either by using fresh tomato, ginger, garlic and garam masala items or using tomato paste, ginger garlic paste. Bachelors can skip grinding tomatoes and  replace it with store bought thick tomato paste. It makes a good lunch box recipe. An quick biryani, when no vegetables are available in home. Please check below for easy and quick South Indian Tomato Biryani






Preparation Time:              5 mins
Cook Time:                          20 mins 
Ready In:                             25 mins
Yields :                                  2 Servings
Tomato Biryani

Ingredients:
Basmati Rice
1 Cup
Oil
2 tbsp
Bay leaf
1
Cinnamon stick
small
Cloves
2
Anistar
1
Fennel seeds
1.5 tsp
Ginger finely chopped      
1 tbsp
Garlic finely chopped
1 tbsp
Onions chopped lengthwise 
1/2 Cup
Tomatoes 
3
Green chillies
2
Mint Leaves
10
Salt
Coriander chopped
4 to 5 sticks



Instructions:
  • Soak Basmati rice for 1 hour or as per instructions given in rice bag
  • Grind tomatoes to smooth paste in blender.


  • Heat Oil in the cooker. Add Bay leaf, cinnamon, cloves, anistar and fennel seeds. 


  • After 2 mins, add ginger, garlic and green chillies. Fry till raw smell goes off.Add onions and fry till onions turn golden colour


  • Add tomato paste and fry for 3 mins in medium flame. Add coriander leaves, mint. Finally add basmati rice, salt and water. Pressure cook for 2 whistles


  • Tasty and easy tomato biryani is ready.


Tomato Biryani

Tips:
Fresh ginger and garlic can be replaced by ginger garlic paste.
Garam masala items(Cloves, cinnamon and anistar) can be replaced by adding 2 tsp of biryani powder.
Tomatoes can be replaced by adding 4 tbsp of thick tomato paste.
Adjust green chillies to your taste.

7 comments:

  1. Made something similar but yours is more tantalizing, that combo of ingredients is so good, heavenly and adore the outcome. Yummy to goodness to this biryani.

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  2. wow looks delicious, never tried this rice before...

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    1. This is my mom's recipe.. Try and let me know the Outcome..

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  3. The tomato rice looks yummy and tasty. Bookmarking this recipe :)

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