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THE ASIAN AGE. | SEONA SHAJI
Published : Jul 16, 2018, 12:26 am IST
Updated : Jul 16, 2018, 12:26 am IST

South Indian actress Sherin Shringar loves to treat herself to a plateful of tomato-ey yumness!

South Indian actress Sherin Shringar loves to treat herself to a plateful of tomato-ey yumness!
 South Indian actress Sherin Shringar loves to treat herself to a plateful of tomato-ey yumness!

INSTANT TOMATO RICE BATH

Ingredients 

  • 2 large onions (finely chopped)  
  • 6 large tomatoes
  • 1.5 medium size glass of rice (washed and drained)
  • 1 coconut (small bowl, grated)
  • Half a bunch of coriander
  • Half a bunch of mint
  • 1 tsp jeera
  • 1 small piece ginger
  • Whole garam masala
  • 1 tbps ghee
  • Vegetable oil
  • Salt to taste

Method

  • Boil tomatoes well. Once cooked, run it through a mixer and puree it. w Save the left over water from the boiling for later
  • In a mixer, grind coconut, ginger, jeera, mint and coriander until a fine paste is made. Keep it aside.
  • Add a large spoon of ghee and oil. Sauté whole garam masala until fragrant. Toss in chopped onions and saute them until beautifully pink.
  • Gently mix in the green masala. Let it cook for a minute. Add the tomato puree
  • Add rice followed by a pinch of salt. Let the rice cook in the masala for another minute.
  • Measure three medium-sized glass (the same used to measure rice) of water including the water left over from boiling the tomatoes.
  • Cook on high for two whistles and on simmer for one, turn off the heat and let the rice steam.
  • Serve with onion raita. You can also make it more flavourful by adding cooked and shredded chicken right after adding masala.
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