Tomato Methi Rice ( Iron Rich Recipe )


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Tomato Methi Rice ( Iron Rich Recipe )

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टमाटर और मेथी के चावल - हिन्दी में पढ़ें 
ટમેટા અને મેથીવાળા ભાત - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો 

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Iron-laden methi greens are combined with vitamin c rich tomatoes which helps in the absorption of iron. For an additional fibre touch, i have used the unpolished brown rice which is beneficial for weight watchers, diabetics and people with high cholesterol.

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Tomato Methi Rice ( Iron Rich Recipe ) recipe - How to make Tomato Methi Rice ( Iron Rich Recipe )

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Method
    Method
  1. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan and add the bayleaf, cloves, cinnamon and cardamom and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  2. Add the green chillies, onion paste and sauté on a medium flame for another minute, till the onion paste turns brown in colour.
  3. Add the garlic paste and sauté on a medium flame for few seconds.
  4. Add the tomatoes and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes or till the tomatoes are cooked while stirring continuously.
  5. Sprinkle a little water to avoid the onions from burning. Add the coriander-cumin seeds powder, turmeric powder, chilli powder and 2 tbsp water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for few seconds.
  6. Add the fenugreek leaves, mix well and cook on a slow flame for 3 to 4 more minutes or till the fenugreek leaves are cooked.
  7. Add the rice and salt, mix gently and cook on a slow flame for another 3 to 4 minutes.
  8. Serve hot with curds or raita of your choice.

Handy tip:

    Handy tip:
  1. To make 3 cups of cooked brown rice, boil enough water in a deep pan, add the salt, 1 tsp of oil and 1 cup of soaked and drained brown rice and cook till the rice is 85% cooked. Drain completely and use as required.
Accompaniments

Fruit and Vegetable Raita ( Desi Khana) 
Kaddu ka Raita 
Mint Raita 
Mixed Veggie Raita 

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy202 cal
Protein4.6 g
Carbohydrates36.9 g
Fiber3.8 g
Fat3.9 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium20.9 mg

RECIPE SOURCE : Top 10 Healthy FoodsBuy this cookbook

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Tomato Methi Rice ( Iron Rich Recipe )
5
 on 09 Sep 17 10:33 AM


Liked this receipe very much. Thnx Taralaji
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, Thank you for your kind words. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them...
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09 Sep 17 12:28 PM
Tomato Methi Rice ( Iron Rich Recipe )
5
 on 13 Apr 17 01:24 AM


Loved the recipe. Made myself and my friends very happy, thank you Tarla ji :)
Tomato Methi Rice ( Iron Rich Recipe )
5
 on 04 Dec 15 11:53 AM


CB - loved this recipe! I tried it with white basmati rice. I initially thought the quantity of rice was too much but it was perfect!
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Tarla Dalal    We are delighted you loved the recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback.
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05 Dec 15 09:21 AM
Tomato Methi Rice ( Iron Rich Recipe )
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 on 17 Nov 15 02:16 PM


A very good combination.. Slight bitter taste from fenugreek leaves but is balanced from other ingredients and spices.. I good choice to give in dabbas as well or to make a quick dinner..
Tomato Methi Rice ( Iron Rich Recipe )
5
 on 18 Dec 12 05:56 PM


This recipe is really very useful...as it helps me to improve my hemoglobin levels....and its really tasty..