Rice meal cooked with tomatoes, herbs and spices
Add 4 spoons fresh coconut 4 dried red chilies ½ spoon fennel seeds ¾ inch ginger 3 cloves 2 green cardamoms.
Add ½ teaspoon red chili powder. 6 tbsps water.
Grind to a smooth paste.
Heat 1 ½ spoons ghee. Add star anise, 2 green cardamoms, cinnamon, 2 cloves, ½ spoon cumin seeds and 1 bay leaf
Add ¼ cup sliced onions. Fry them for 2-3 minutes.
Add chopped tomatoes and ½ teaspoon salt. Cook for 4-5 minutes until the tomatoes
Now add ¼ to ½ teaspoon of garam masala and ¾ teaspoon of coriander powder.
Cook for 5 to 6 minutes until thick and oil oozes out.
Add ½ cup green peas, 2 tablespoon mint and 2 tablespoon coriander leaves.
Pour 1¾ cups of water.
Cover and cook the tomato bath on medium heat for 10-12 minutes and until you hear 2 whistles.
Mix the masala well with the rice.
Serve tomato bath warm or hot with onion raita.