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South Indian Tomato Rice - Karnataka Tomato Bhat

South Indian Tomato Rice - Karnataka Tomato Bhat - Karnataka Tomato Bhat is a hearty South Indian style rice packed with veggies.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Course: Rice
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 209kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 " cinnamon stick
  • 4 green cardamom pods
  • 6 cloves
  • 6 black peppercorns
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 3 green chiles split
  • 1 tablespoon ginger garlic paste
  • 5 small tomatoes chopped
  • 2 cups mixed vegetables chopped small
  • ½ teaspoon red chile powder cayenne pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon ground turmeric
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 ½ cups rice
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro

Instructions

  • In a large pot, heat oil.
  • Add bay leaf, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves and black peppercorns.
  • Fry for 1 minute
  • Add onion and chiles. Saute until onions are softened.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and fry for 1 minute.
  • Add tomatoes and cook on high heat for about 3 minutes until liquid is released from tomatoes and it starts to boil.
  • Add chopped vegetables and fry 2-3 minutes.
  • Add chile powder and turmeric. Stir to combine.
  • Add 2 ½ cups of water and salt. Bring to a boil.
  • Add rice, reduce to a simmer, cover and cook until rice is cooked and all liquid is absorbed – about 15-20 minutes.
  • Add cilantro and fluff with a fork.
  • Adjust salt, if necessary.

Nutrition

Calories: 209kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 83mg | Potassium: 259mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 2685IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 1mg
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