Tomato & Chickpea Rice ~ simple and quick


A quick, simple and tasty rice..

Ingredients :
To make powder:
Coriander Seeds : 1tbsp
Jeera: 1/4 tsp
Fenugreek Seeds: 4 seeds
Chanadal: 1/2 tbsp
Uriddal: 1/2tbsp
Redchilli: 4 (adjust according to your taste)
Cinnamon: a small pice ~ for flavor

Dry roast/fry all the above and powder. Keep it aside.

For Rice:
Rice
Oil
Tomato, Onion, cooked chickpeas (kabulkadalekaalu) curry leaf and Coriander
Turmeric, Hing

Method:
Heat oil in a pan, add hing and turmeric followed by Mustard. When mustard stops crackling, add onion, curry leaf and sautee. When onions become soft add tomato pieces and fry till tomatoes become soft but not mushy, now add cooked chickpeas and stirr well. Switch off the stove and add the spice powder. Mix well. Add required amount of rice, salt and mix well. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with yogurt or raita.

20 comments:

notyet100 said...

looks so flavourful,..;-)

indianspicemagic said...

Nice choice of spices... Aromatic

Priya said...

SUch a droolworthy and comforting one pot meal, yummy..

Jayasri Ravi said...

Looks very colourful and flavourful too, you need to do everything Quickly these days right ? :)) take care, how are the little ones ?

LG said...

@Jayasri,

Oh Ya..quick is the word these days at home! Both are fine, elder one had tests, younger one now trys to stand up :D

YOSEE said...

Thats interesting ! and Nutritious too. Have never tried adding chickpeas to any rice !

Kannada Cuisine said...

Ah! Drooling outright here! Lovely combination

Prathibha said...

Lovely rice...simple n protein packed food..

RAKS KITCHEN said...

Nice recipe,I can try this for my kiddo!

Indrani said...

Rice looks divine, LG..how is your younger one doing? Collect one award from my blog..........

Jayalaxmi said...

Easy, quick to make with readily available ingredients and healthy one..

Rekha said...

really simple kanri, will try this soon.

Jay said...

Hy LG,
First time here..awesome blog...very lovely posts...
Am your happy follower now..
Do drop in at my space sometime..
Tasty Appetite

vanishri bhat said...

Hi, you have a nice space here. I like the tomato chickpea rice.

Please collect your award from Veggie flavours.

LG said...

@Indrani and Vanishri,

Thanks for the awards :)

Torviewtoronto said...

first time here delicious rice

Cham said...

Love ur bowl - great one pot meal!

Anonymous said...

I also like to add chickpeas to tomato rice. Thanks for reminder... Will go soak some now.

Vani said...

Loving that bowl, LG! Adding chickpeas is such a lovely way of upping the nutrition. Hope the kids are doing well. And you too, L.

n33ma said...

Very well presented.