Tomato Briyani

 Discover how to make Tomato Briyani using our easy recipe steps. Try making this simple and quick tangy tomato briyani for lunch box. This relishing dish will satisfy the taste buds of tangy lovers. Tomato briyani has a taste of spice with coriander/mint leaves and the awesome  flavor of the dish will really trigger your stomach to eat.

Tomato Briyani

YIELD –2 Servings


Basmati Rice -1 cup
Onion-1 Large slice  lengthwise
Tomato-3 medium Finely chopped
Ginger Garlic Paste-1 1/2 tsp
Green peas- 1/4 cup(frozen)
Coriander/Mint leaves-1/4 cup finely chopped
Turmeric Powder-1/2 tsp
Red Chilli Powder- 1tsp
Coriander Powder-11/2 tsp
Garam Masala Powder-1/2 tsp
Green Chilli-1 split lengthwise
Salt-2 tsp
Oil/Ghee-1 tbsp

Whole Garam masala:
Bay leaf-2
Fennel Seeds-1 tsp
Cinnamon stick-1/2 inch


  1. Wash and soak one cup of basmati rice with two cups of water.
  2. Heat a deep pan add oil/ghee, add whole garam masala and saute it for 1 minute.
  3. Add the sliced onion and ginger garlic paste, saute till the raw smell disappears.
  4. Add chopped tomato and saute till soft.
  5. Add all masala powders and mix well.
  6. Add in the chopped coriander/mint leaves and saute well till becomes thick gravy.
  7. Now pour in the soaked basmati rice water without rice and bring to boil.
  8. Add salt, frozen green peasand soaked rice and cook covered on slow flame until the rice is done soft.
  9. Garnish the rice with fried cashew nuts and chopped coriander leaves.
  10. Serve Tomato Briyani with cucumber raita and papad. 


For variation use potato, spinach and reduce the amount of tomato instead of that add lemon juice at the end.


This is one easy to cook all time recipe...thanks for the different thought of tomato briyani...must be tasty briyani without the vegs..

Unknown said...

This one is a one pot dish, can be prepared quick in less time. Try this n comment us.

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