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Dill Tomato Rice is an aromatic one pot meal that is great as a weeknight meal and also to pack for lunchboxes. Add either chickpeas or paneer to make this dish filling and wholesome.


Servings

3 Servings

Total time

10 minutes

Cuisines

Indian

Courses

Dinner


Ingredients

  • 1 cup Basmati, rinsed and soaked for 20 minutes
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 2 cloves
  • 2 cardamom pods
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1" cinnamon stick
  • 0.5 tsp Shahjeera
  • 1 medium onion
  • 2 green Chilies, slit
  • 1 tsp Ginger+garlic paste
  • 0.25 tsp Turmeric
  • 1 cup dill
  • 2 tbsp mint leaves
  • 3 medium tomatoes
  • 1 cup Cooked Chickpeas
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 0.5 tsp ground cumin
  • 0.5 tsp Garam Masala
  • 0.5 tsp Red Chili powder
  • 1 medium Green Pepper, cut into thin slices
  • 2 cups water
  • to taste Salt

Method

  1. Heat oil in a medium sauce pan. Add the spices and cook for 30 seconds or until fragrant.
  2. Add the onions, green chilies and ginger+garlic paste; cook till the onions are lightly browned around the edges.
  3. Next add the chopped dill, mint, tomatoes, ground coriander and cumin, red chili powder, garam masala and salt. Mix well, cover and cook till the tomatoes turn mushy, about 3~5 minutes.
  4. Add the green pepper slices and water. Bring the mixture to a boil, then add the drained rice and cook on medium-high until the water on the surface dries up.
  5. Lower the heat, cover and cook until all the water is absorbed and the rice is tender. Turn off the heat and set aside for 10 minutes. Serve with cucumber raita (yogurt, grated cucumber, salt and red chili powder) and Enjoy!!
Contains allergens

✅ Nut

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