Tomato Rice In Pressure Cooker | Thakkali Sadam

Tomato Rice In Pressure Cooker | Thakkali Sadam

Tomato rice in pressure cooker or thakkali sadam

Tomato Rice is a very common recipe but each family has its own style of making it this is my family's version .
We cook the tomato Rice in coconut milk..
It gives it a unique flavour.
This recipe is cooked in Pressure cooker method.


Basmati rice-1 cup
Tomatoes-6 nos chopped
Onions-2 nos chopped
Ginger Garlic paste- 1 tsp
Red chilly powder-1 tsp
Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
Coconut milk-1 /2 cup
Cinnamon,cloves, bay leaves- few
Coriander leaves for garnish
Salt to taste
Ghee+oil-1 tbsp


👉Heat  ghee+oil in a pressure cooker add cinnamon,cloves,onions saute for few minutes.
👉Add the ginger garlic paste fry for few seconds then add the tomatoes followed by red chilly powder,basmati rice fry them for a minute then add 1/2 cup coconut milk and 1 cup water.
👉Add salt, mix everything.
👉Once the steam comes put the weight and sim the heat and after 10 mins increase the heat and cook for 2 whistles then  off the gas and allow it to rest for 2 mins and then release the pressure.
👉Check for salt and garnish with coriander leaves. Serve hot with Onion raitha and chips.

Preparation time-20 mins


✍️You can exclude the coconut milk if you don't want it and cook the rice with water only (1 cup rice-1 1/2 cup water) and the remaining procedure is the same.
✍️Don't cook in high flame as it tends to catch the bottom of the vessel since we are using coconut milk.

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