You really can't expect a 2+ yr to eat onions! Looks so tempting. bookmarking it.. Oh i love tomato rice... yummy ... Looks tempting recently me too posted this. Normally after the first boil, it takes about 5 mins to get cooked. Add 1½ cup rice to a bowl and rinse it well a few times until the water runs clear. 1/4 tsp Cumin seeds "target": "{search_term_string}", When this is served for adults in the home, I add some spicy side dish to take care of the bland rice. MANORAMA APP When I am not using Basmati, I use Sona Masuri, for which I add about 2 + 1/4 cups of water. You have already subscribed for Newsletter/Alerts. "potentialAction": { If you still persist in making it for your older kids, then you are most welcome but do warn them that they could get hooked to this! I feel even adults will love this recipe. It takes about 5 mins when you cook on high and keep stirring it. Right, I am not about to dispute that. Sauté well. This lends the rice a nice red colour without being very spicy. "query-input": "required name=search_term_string" When making kurma I would saue the onions till soft and translucent and would grind it as a paste and add to the kurma. They just snacked for their dinner. 1/4 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste Luckily there are certain dishes they don't mind eating. One fine day we took them to a restaurant, where they liked the biryani, though they hardly eat the chicken as usual. Kids don't like "thol" referring to the onions or tomatoes used in the in the dish. I can undersatnd every letter of your rant. They said it's going to be spicy! Why only kids? One loving the masala and th other loving the dal kind. salt and cook it on medium flame by covering the pan with a lid. Add boiled rice to the pan Will post my results soon.Thanks a lot. 3 - big onion. To a hot pan add coconut As per the doctor's guidance, we can include 2 tbsp of ghee to the kids' diet if you haven't served them that quantity, you can add it to this rice. Do you want to unsubscribe Newsletter/Alerts? Notify me of follow-up comments by email. The evolution of this rice dish is truly remarkable, that I feel I should record it. There you go! Please upgrade your browser. leaves and sauté till the raw smell goes off. Add the chopped onion, minced garlic, and ginger. Over a period, I have evolved the basic ghee rice into Jeera rice and into many varieties. Salt to Taste If you are fond of chocolate and loads of delicious food, you are in the right space, come over! 12 Comments. 1 cup Basmati Rice Necessity they say is the mother of all new inventions. 3/4 tsp Red Chili Powder Or you can use 1 green Chili if you want I realized they like the masala part of it. So have struck to the dal and rasam rice every day. Heat a nonstick pan with ghee, add in the whole spices, sauté well for 2 mins. If your kids like to eat onions, please do add them along with whatever other veggies can be included. "@context": "", mobiles and tablets. When the cumin starts spluttering, add in the ginger garlic paste and green chilies if using. 1.5 cup Water She is also picky eater. Like after we introduced chicken to them, they only say they want Chikki buva. One tip I would give to make thm eat onions. U can imagine the chaos. This lends the rice a nice red colour without being very spicy. 3/4 cup Tomatoes How to make this quick and simple tomato rice for kids: Wash and soak rice for 15 – 20 mins. Kids, I tell you, can bring out the best and worst depending on your mood. Then once I added turmeric as its a norm to add it to everything! This kind of a tomato rice is comfort food for even adults like me. 3 eggs. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Then add water. Glycemic Index of different foods ~ Diabetes! If your kids are like mine, remember not to add turmeric. ». You have a company, that is, my daughter. } To this add turmeric Even if I add, I dice them into big chunks and add, so that it's easy to remove. }. Add the drained rice and sauté well so that the rice is well coated. powder and sauté on low flame and after that add chilli powder. 3 big tomatoes 1/2 of a big sized onion 4 slit green chillies 1 piece ginger crushed 10 cloves of garlic crushed In the end, this was the recipe that worked fine for them. © COPYRIGHT 2020 MANORAMA ONLINE. how to make tomato rice for kids easily and tasty fully explained in Tamil. I could get addicted to such stuff! Hey u have 3 kids wow ur managing everything ur really great yah..hat off to u. pl send me a copy of your menu planner and also pl include me in your cooking challenge. When I have to feed three hungry kids, I can't afford to sit and sort. Just confirming that this has indeed been the case in me coming up with new versions of the old dishes. 2 Cloves "url": "", Sauteed until the onion turns soft and slightly … In between, stir it once but take care not to break the rice. I know I am doomed the moment they stop eating it. When the cumin starts spluttering, add in the ginger garlic paste and green chilies if using. That prompted me to research the right texture and a dish that got their liking. I just stuck to it without changing anything. . Soak Basmati rice for 20 minutes. Then simmer and cook it covered with a lid for 10 mins. Yeah Valli. Add chopped tomatoes and oil, crushed ginger and garlic, onion, green chillies and curry I have found that instead of using Red chili powder works out best. Adjust salt, cover with the lid and cook on high flame, until the water starts boiling. This quick and simple Tomato Rice is a delicious one-pot meal you can make for your toddlers. I bow down to you - O Supreme One! 1 Cardamom. Since it's so easy to make, this also works well lunch boxes. When I am not using Basmati, I use Sona Masuri, for which I add about 2 + 1/4 cups of water. Hi, I am Srivalli 2 to 3 tsp Ghee, 1 Bay leaf Go live with Manorama Online App, the number March 19, 2019 07:14 AM IST. I feel even adults will love tomato rice this way. My two kids have 2 diff tastes. Learn how your comment data is processed. Disclaimer: This is no way suitable for adults, this is most suitable for a toddler of 2 - 3 old. stirring continuously. If you are adding green chilies, make sure you don't slit open the entire chili as seeds will come out and can be spicy for the little ones. Though the box used to come back clean, I always know it used to get dried up. Manorama Online, Malayala Manorama, P.B No.26, Kottayam 686 001, Kerala, India. and mix well on high flame. This time I served it with Baby Potato Curry. one Malayalam News site on our If your kids are like mine, remember not to add turmeric. Not only it gives good flavour but also they eat them Else I would finely dice it and add. My daughter as I have said is a very picky eater and I was scared the boys would turn out to be the same. I am glad you are here. Sauté well. The pics look so tempting :). "@type": "SearchAction", I finally decided when I am going to struggle to remove out those onions, I might as well not add. Then add the chopped tomatoes, if you are using red chili powder add at this stage, along with salt. Tomato Rice is a single pot meal you can get ready in less than half an hour without compromising on the health and nutrition for your kids and of course the whole family. { Though they hardly eat the chicken. Pour fresh water … Our Correspondent So I do the next best thing in using either big pieces or as puree.