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Preparation time : - 15 minutes Serves : - 2
Ingredients : - 1 cup basmati rice(long grain), 2 big tomatoes, 1 medium sized onion, 1 teaspoon raisins, 1 teaspoon cashews, 2 green chillies, 1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste, 1/2 teaspoon turmeric, 2 cloves, 2 cardamoms, 2 small pieces of cinnamon, few coriander leaves, few mint leaves,1 small cup coconut milk, 4 tablespoons ghee and salt to taste.

Rice Recipe: Tomato rice
HOW TO PREPARE : - Wash and soak the rice for 15 minutes. Drain of all the water and set it aside. Take a pot and heat water in it. Add the tomatoes for two minutes. Drain the water and let it cool. Then peel of the skin and put the pulp in a blender and make a paste. Chop the onion and green chilly finely. Wash the coriander and mint leaves and finely chop them too and set it aside. Now take a frying pan and heat up the ghee and add the cloves, cardamom and cinnamon saute briefly. Add the green chillies and let it crackle. Add the onions and the ginger garlic paste. Saute and then add the turmeric, coriander leaves and mint leaves. Saute till the raw smell leaves and an aroma begins to rise. Add the coconut milk and rice. If it's too thick add a little water. Bring to boil and add the salt. When it is half done add the tomato puree and cook till its done. Take another pan and heat up 1 teaspoon ghee. Add the cashews and raisins and fry till it turns a light brown. Garnish with the fried cashews and raisins and serve.