Thursday, December 26, 2013

Quick Rice Dishes : Easy To Make Tomato Rice | South Indian Tomato Bhath Recipe

Tomato Bhath is one of the best dish one can make with Tomatoes. The recipe for very easy and tasty dish of tomato, tomato bhath goes here…

Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Servings: 4


  • 2 cups of Rice
  • 3 medium size Tomatoes
  • 2 medium size Onions
  • 1 ½  table spoon Ghee
  • 7 to 8 Garlic pods
  • A small piece crushed Ginger
  • 5 to 6 Black Peppercorns
  • 4 cloves
  • A small bunch of Coriander leaves.
  • Salt as per taste

  • Take water in vessel and cook Tomatoes till it becomes soft.
  • Grind Tomatoes in a mixer, along with ginger and garlic, to get a thick puree. Keep it aside.
  • Put ghee in a thick bottomed kadai and fry cloves and Black Peppercorns in it.
  • Now add finely chopped Onion, fry till it turns light brown.
  • Add rice and tomato puree. Mix well and fry it a for 2 minutes.
  • Add 5 cups of water. Cover the lid and let it cook till, added water gets absorbed fully and rice gets cooked nicely.

  • Now add salt and sprinkle finely chopped coriander leaves and mix well.
  • Tasty Tomato Bhath is ready.

Monday, December 2, 2013

Tea Time Snacks : Simple And Easy Vatanyachi Usal / Missal / White Dried Peas Snack

Vatanyachi Usal is a traditional maharastrian dish, that is popular among local mumbai people. 

Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Servings: 2

  • 1 cup dried white peas, soaked overnight
  • 2 table spoon oil
  • 1 table spoon mustard seeds
  • 1 strand of bay leaf
  • A pich of asafoetida
  • 1 table spoon red chilli powder
  • ½  table spoon turmeric powder
  • 1 cup grated coconut
  • Salt as per taste
  • Wash and soak white peas over night and drain.
  • cook the dried peas along with a little salt to 4 whistles and keep it aside
  • Heat 2 table spoon oil in a thick bottomed pan.
  • Add mustard seeds, bay leaf and asafetida.
  • To this seasoning, add cooked peas,  stir and mix well.
  • Now add chilli powder and turmeric powder as required.
  • Add salt and grated coconut, saute well.

  • Tasty Ussal ready to serve.

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