Tomato Rice With Basil Recipe

Tomato Rice With Basil is a delicious fusion recipe where rice is cooked with tomatoes with a twit of basil. The rich and delicious taste of this rice makes it a great dish to serve for house parties or weekend dinners.  Rice, Tomatoes, Green Chilli, Basil leaves, Garlic, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Whole Black Peppercorns, Salt, Water, Coriander (Dhania) Leaves   1 cup Rice , or brown rice 3 Tomatoes 1 Green Chilli , finely chopped Basil leaves , Few, roughly torn 7 cloves Garlic , crushed Extra Virgin Olive Oil , as required 1 teaspoon Whole Black Peppercorns Salt , as required Water , as needed Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , or Basil leaves for garnish     20   30     To begin making the Tomato Rice With Basil recipe, firstly add tomatoes with required amount of water in a saucepan. Cook it till the skin of tomatoes start coming out.Peel the skin of the tomatoes and chop them very finely. Keep them aside.Heat olive oil in a wide pan and add garlic and green chillies. Cook it till the raw smell of garlic vanishes.Add chopped tomatoes and basil leaves into the pan and cook it for about 2 to 3 minutes.After 2 to 3 minutes, add rice, salt and black pepper and cook till the rice is cooked properly.Once it is done, garnish it with chopped coriander leaves or basil leaves.Serve Tomato Rice With Basil on its own or with an raita of your choice.