South Indian style Tomato Rice

Tomato Rice South indian style2 WM

Tomato rice is our favorite rice.  In South India Tomato rice in is known as Thakkali Sadam. It’s a easy lunch box dish as we don’t’ need any curry. The best combination is with raita and papad.


Cooked rice-1cup
Tomato -2
Garlic – 5
Onion(chopped)  – 1
Turmeric – 1/2 tsp
Chilly powder- 1/2 tsp
Tomato Rice South indian style 3 WM

For seasoning
Mustard -1 tsp
Uard dal -1 tsp
Chena dal -1 tsp
Curry leaves – few
Dry chilly- 2

Make the paste of tomatoes and garlic. (tomato- garlic mixture)
In a pan season with the seasoning ingredients and add the tomato – garlic mix.
Fry till the paste is cooked well.
Once the paste becomes little dry add turmeric, chilly powder and salt and mix well and fry for a while till the masalas get over the raw taste.
Add the cooked rice and mix softly without breaking the rice.

Tomato Rice South indian style WM