Tomato Pulao


Preparation time: 15 Minutes | Cook time: 20 Minutes


Onion – 1

Tomato – 2

Peas – 1/2 Cup

Bay Leaf – 1

Star Anise – 1

Basmati Rice – 1 Glass

Water – 2 Glass

Oil – 5 Tbsp

Ghee – ½ tbsp

Mustard Seeds – ½ Tbsp

Salt to Taste

For Masala

Onion – 1

Tomato – 1

Green Chilli – 4

Garlic – 5

Ginger – ½ inch

Turmeric – Pinch

Coriander Leaves – ½ Cup

Cinnamon Powder – Pinch

Clove Powder – Pinch

Fennel Seeds – ¼ Tbsp

Grated Fresh Coconut – ½ Cup


  • Masala: Add Onion, Tomato, Green Chilli, Garlic, Ginger, Turmeric Powder, Coriander Leaves, Cinnamon Powder, Clove Powder, Fennel Seeds, Grated Fresh Coconut to a blender. Add little water and blend it to a nice paste. Keep it aside
  • Heat oil in a pressure cooker. Add Mustard Seeds Wait until it Crackle.
  • Add Bay Leaf, Star Anise fry about 3 seconds. Add Chopped Onion fry until it turns light golden. Add Peas cook about 1 minute.
  • Add Chopped tomatoes cook about 1 minute.
  • Add prepared masala. Cook about 3 minutes until oil leaves the side of cooker.
  • Add Water, Ghee and Salt. Let water starts boiling. Taste and add salt if needed.
  • Add Rice and Pressure cook for about 2 whistles.
  • Once its cooked takeout to a Serving Bowl.

Hot Tomato Pulao is Ready to Serve.

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