Tomato Rice

This is my go-to meal for whenever I have to pack a lunch; it takes very little time to make and pairs really well with crunchy chips, so it’s a perfect lunch meal!


  • Cooked rice ———————- 1 cup
  • Tomato —————————– 2 small size( diced)
  • Cilantro—————————– 2 tbsp (minced)
  • Chili powder ——————– 1/4 tsp
  • Turmeric powder ————- 1/4 tsp
  • Coriander powder ———— 1/4 tsp
  • Cooking oil ———————– 1 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • For tempering
    • Fenugreek seeds ——- 1/8 tsp
    • Mustard seeds ———– 1/4 tsp
    • Cumin seeds ————— 1/4 tsp
    • Curry leaves —————- 2 springs (optional)

How to make

  • Place the pan on medium heat and add oil
  • Add the mustard seeds and once it crackles, add the cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds and curry leaves
  • Then add the spice powders and the diced tomato and cilantro
  • Saute until tomatoes are well cooked (about 3 minutes)
  • Add the rice and mix them well together and keep it in the stove for a minute and switch off the stove
  • Now it should be ready to serve

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