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South Indian Style Tomato Rice

Popular South Indian style rice preparation made using tomatoes and rice. Also known as Thakkali Sadam, its delicious and simple to prepare recipe loved by all.
South Indian Style Tomato Rice Recipe | SideChef
Popular South Indian style rice preparation made using tomatoes and rice. Also known as Thakkali Sadam, its delicious and simple to prepare recipe loved by all.
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20min
Total Time
$2.53
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Ingredients

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Servings:
4
Serves 4
1 Tbsp
Ghee
or Oil or Butter
1 tsp
Mustard Seeds
1 tsp
Cumin Seeds
1 Tbsp
Chana Dal
1 Tbsp
Black Lentils
4
Green Chili Pepper , chopped
4
Curry Leaves
1
Large  Onion , diced
4
Tomatoes , chopped
1 tsp
Chili Powder
to taste
2 cups
Cooked  Basmati Rice
1/2 cup
Chopped  Fresh Cilantro
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Nutrition Per Serving

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CALORIES
443
FAT
4.9 g
PROTEIN
9.9 g
CARBS
89.0 g

Cooking Instructions

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Step 1
Heat Ghee (1 Tbsp) in a pan and temper Mustard Seeds (1 tsp) and Cumin Seeds (1 tsp) . Once they crackle, add Chana Dal (1 Tbsp) and Black Lentils (1 Tbsp) . Fry them till they turn golden.
Step 2
Once golden, add the Green Chili Pepper (4) and Curry Leaves (4) . Fry for a minute and then add Onion (1) . Saute till they turn translucent.
Step 3
Now add Ground Turmeric (1 tsp) , Chili Powder (1 tsp) , and Salt (to taste) . Saute for 30 seconds and then add the Tomatoes (4) . Continue to cook the tomatoes till they turn pulpy.
Step 4
Then add the Basmati Rice (2 cups) . Mix it all together and cook for a minute or two. Lastly, garnish it chopped Fresh Cilantro (1/2 cup) .
Step 5
Serve it warm along with some raita or plain yogurt.
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Nutrition Per Serving
Calories
443
% Daily Value*
Fat
4.9 g
6%
Saturated Fat
2.0 g
10%
Trans Fat
0.0 g
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Cholesterol
9.8 mg
3%
Carbohydrates
89.0 g
32%
Fiber
5.9 g
21%
Sugars
5.6 g
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Protein
9.9 g
20%
Sodium
32.3 mg
1%
Vitamin D
--
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Calcium
36.7 mg
3%
Iron
3.0 mg
17%
Potassium
378.0 mg
8%
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