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Tomato Basil PilafTomato Basil Pilaf

Chef

:Vicky Ratnani

Recipe Servings

:4

Recipe Cook Time

:35 Minutes
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An easy to make tomato rice dish with the aroma of basil leaves.

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Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp butter

    1 medium onion, chopped

    4-5 black peppercorns

    1 bay leaf

    1/2 tsp shahi jeera

    3-4 cloves garlic

    1 tomato, chopped

    3-4 Tbsp tomato puree

    1 cup (raw weight) pre soaked basmati rice

    Salt and pepper, to taste

    3-4 basil leaves + For garnishing

    2 cups vegetable stock or water

Method

In a deep pan add butter. Add onions. Saute.

Add pepper corns, bay leaf, shahi zeera, garlic and tomato. Saute for 2-3 minutes.

Add the tomato puree. Cook for 2 minutes.

Add the pre soaked basmati, salt, pepper, basil leaves and the stock.

Cook till rice are done. Garnish with some basil leaves.

Serve with a mushroom ragout.

Key Ingredients: Butter, Black Pepper, Tomato, Bay Leaf, Basil, Basmati Rice, Black Cumin, Onion, Garlic, Tomato Puree, Salt


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