Tomato Rice - 235 Calories in 1 cup, Thakkali Sadam

Tomato Rice

Cuisine Style: Tamilnadu, South india | Cooking Time: 20 minutes | To Serve: 4 | Take with: Pappadam | Type: Lunch, Kannum pongal festival special

Generally tomato Rice differs according to their region. This tomato rice is traditional south Indian style. Simple ingredients make this recipe more tasteful. This south Indian style tomato rice avoids so many masalas. So here is the perfect south Indian style tomato rice is ready to eat.


  • Ponni Rice - 1 Cup
  • Tomatoes medium size - 6
  • Green Chilli - 3 Nos Slit
  • Onion Small - 1 piece Chopped lengthwise
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric - 1 tsp
  • Oil - 3 tbsp
  • Curry Leaves - 1 spring
  • Salt to taste
  • Water as needed


  • Cook the Rice and spread over the plate.
  • Boil the tomatoes in the pressure cooker and peel off and keep it aside.
  • Heat the Oil in the Pan and add mustard seeds.
  • When spluttering add Onions, fry until raw smell goes off.
  • Add turmeric powder, salt and tomatoes.
  • Keep stirring.
  • Now mix with the rice and stir well to evaporate water if any.


  • Dont use Tomato paste and Garama masala.


  • Basmathi rice will bring extra taste.

How this Tomato Rice recipe is Unique?

  • Avoiding masala ingredients brings the natural flavour to this Tomato rice.

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