Saturday, February 18, 2012

Sweet Corn Tomato Bhat / Sweet Corn Tomato Rice ~ Easy Lunch Box Recipe !

     
Day 3 of Blogging Marathon under the theme " Easy Kids Lunch Recipes - Rice" . Today's recipe is also a very quick n delicious recipe with sweet corn n tomato. One of the fav ingredient of kids n most of the adults is Sweet Corn. And of course its favorite of my boys, they really love to each corns a lot. So i took sweet corn n tomato as the key ingredient and sauted with light masala to a interesting and yummy dish. This was super hit at my home n my boys loved this rice and asked me to make this more often :) I served this sweet corn tomato bath with plain yogurt n fryums. Now to the recipe...

Ingrdients
  1. Cookied rice    1 cup (i used basmati rice)
  2. Sweet corn   1/2 cup or less (i used frozen)
  3. Tomato   1/2 cup (tomato paste - grind 1 large tomato)
  4. Onion  1 small (sliced)
  5. Green chilli    2 no.(slitted)
  6. Garlic    5 cloves(chopped)
  7. Cilantro     2 tbsp (finely chopped)
  8. Kashmiri chili powder    3/4 tsp
  9. Garam masala     1/4 tsp
  10. Turmeric   a small pinch
  11. Salt    to taste
To temper
  1. Oil    2 tbsp
  2. Mustard seeds   1/2 tsp
  3. Chana dal    1 tsp
  4. Fennel seeds    1/2 tsp
  5. Curry leaves   few
Method
  • Heat oil in a pan/kadai, add the tempering ingredients and wait till it pop n fry lightly till dal turns light golden brown.
  • Then add green chili n chopped garlic and saute for a minute.
  • After that add onions and saute for 1-2 minute and add tomato paste and saute for 2-3 minutes.
  • Now add sweet corn and stir well and add turmeric,chili n garam masala powder and stir fry for 1-2 minutes.
  • After that sprinkle water n add enough salt and cook covered for a minute.
  • And add cooked rice and mix everything gently and cook covered for 1 minute and lastly add some chopped cilantro n turn off the stove.
  • That's it Delicious Sweet corn Tomato Bhat is ready. Serve with raitha/plain curd n fryums or simply with some baked chips like i did :)

Notes: 
  • Instead of Sweet corn you can make this tomato bhat with fresh or frozen peas also.
  • Garam masala can be replaced with any desired spice powder like, sambar powder, chicken masala or curry masala powder.
also sending it to the event, to the event, Cooking With Seeds~Corn by Shylaja an event by Priya.


32 comments:

  1. The rice looks yum Sangee! I love the sweet corn in the recipe!

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    1. Thanks Ambika...really sweet corn suits well with tomato n was totally yummy :)

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  2. That's really such an inviting bowl of rice..my daughter loves sweet corn too..often make this for her..

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    1. Thanks Valli...ohh...i usually make pulao this is the first time i tried with sweet corn as i don't have peas in hand :)

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  3. Interesting rice..healthy now!!Nice combo :)

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  4. I love the sweet corn in the recipe! Nice combination

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  5. Looks absolutely delicious. The snaps are awesome...

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  6. This looks so tempting sangee..i am going to do this for dinner tonight :)

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  7. wow.......very Interesting rice dish dear..healthy now!!Nice combo with sweet corn..sure it tastes yumm :)

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  8. Yummy combo and superb clicks dear..

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  9. sangee feeling hungry after seeing your presentation, certanly dish looks awesome!!!!

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    1. Thank you DD...i liked your semiya spring roll very much :)

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  10. Lovley combo. I make only with corn. Looks inviting.

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  11. Interesting recipeeee....love ths

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  12. wow...very innovative and healthy rice recipe....luvd the sweet corn addition....yummy

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  13. Wow!!!!!!!!!!love the rice....awesome pic

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  14. hey sangee kalakkifying ya !! romba yummy ya irukku paakave!! i can imagine the kids gobbling off

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    1. thanks Anu...yes kutties kku romba pidichirnthathu :)

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  15. very easy and healthy rice...perfect for lunch box!

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  16. The colors are way too bright and good...such a healthy and lovely way of having rice I must admit. :)

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  17. Very delicious n flavorful one..
    I have deleted the entry,my mistake..Sorry dear..

    Erivum Puliyum

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  18. Love the addition of corn to humble tomato rice.

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  19. corn tomato combo is loved by all ..looks really super!!

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  20. the corn tomato combo pleases all ...looks grt!

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  21. This recipy is really healthy

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