Tamatar Pilav Recipe

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Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time25 Min
Ready In35 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
VegetarianMain Ingredient


 Basmati rice1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Vegetable oil1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Onions2 Large, finely chopped
 Minced garlic2 Teaspoon
 Minced ginger2 Teaspoon
 Tomato puree2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Salt2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 451 Calories from Fat 128

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g22.4%

Saturated Fat 2 g9.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1007.4 mg42%

Total Carbohydrates 73 g24.4%

Dietary Fiber 4.3 g17.2%

Sugars 8.5 g

Protein 8 g15.5%

Vitamin A 11.5% Vitamin C 29.8%

Calcium 6.1% Iron 15.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Wash rice, drain.
2. Heat oil in heavy based medium sauce pan, saute onion till transparent. Add garlic, ginger, saute till golden brown.
3. Add rice. Stir for lmin.
4. Add tomato puree, salt and 1 cup water. Bring to boil.
5. Cover, cook on low for 15-18mins.Rice should be cooked by this time. Serve hot.