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Side Dish
Tomato Rice


This recipe was inspired by
Kumudha Venkatesan, of Canton, MI (USA).



Yield: four portions

Ingredients:

2 c. water
1 c. rice
1 Tbsp. butter
1 tsp. cumin seeds
1 each small onion, chopped
1 each large tomato, chopped
1 tsp. curry powder
2 Tbsp. coriander leaves, chopped
to taste salt



Procedure:
Heat water over high heat in small saucepan until it boils. Add rice and reduce heat to low. Cover and cook until water is absorbed and the rice is fluffy; set aside.

In a small saucepan, heat butter over medium-high heat until melted. Add cumin seeds and chopped onion and stir to combine. Sauté for 3-4 minutes, until the onion has softened and is translucent.

Add tomatoes and curry powder and cook for another 3-4 minutes. Season with salt and stir the mixture well. Remove from heat.

Add cooked rice to the mixture and stir to combine.

Garnish the dish with coriander leaves and serve warm.