Onion -1 (medium)
Tomato - 3 big
Garlic - 5 pods
Ginger - small piece
Cloves - 4
Bay leaves - 3-4
Basmati rice - 1 1/2 cups
Green chillies - 3
Chilli powder - 1 1/2 teaspoon
Turmeric powder - 1/2 pinch
Water - 3 cups
Curry leaves - 3 -4
Salt to taste
Wash the rice and keep aside. Chop the onion into thin slices.
Then chop the green chillies, garlic , ginger & Finely chop the tomatoes.
Now add ginger, garlic , cloves & cinnamon to the mixer and grind it once & remove it .
Heat 1 teaspoon of oil & 4 teaspoon of ghee add bay leaves , green chillies and the grinded mixture fry till u get nice aroma.
Now add the onions fry till golden brown.
Then add chopped tomatoes , turmeric powder, chilli powder & salt. cover it with lid for 5 min till the tomatoes become soft.
Add the washed rice into the gravy then mix well.
Now remove from heat pour this gravy into rice cooker with 3 cups of water.
Tomato rice is ready serve with raita , potato curry or with chips.