August 23, 2016

Cabbage, Tomato & Egg Rice / Lunch Box Recipes

Bored of making regular tomato or cabbage rice for kids Lunch box ?

Then, try this unique combination of veggies which are cooked along with basic masala powders and eggs is further mixed up with the cooked rice to give a delicious and tasty rice for kids. In addition, this rice is also nutritious as it contains veggies and eggs. Adjust the quantity of chillies and chilli powder according to taste bud. This simple yet tasty rice goes perfect with Potato chips or Potato fry.

Ingredients :

1 Cup Rice 
2 Cups Water 
1 Tbsp Oil 
1 Tsp Jeera / Cumin seeds 
1 Onion, Finely chopped 
2 Green chillies, chopped 
1 Cup Cabbage, Finely chopped 
2 Tomatoes 
1/4 Tsp Turmeric powder 
1/2 Tsp Chilli powder 
1/2 Tsp Coriander powder 
1/4 Tsp Cumin powder 
Salt to taste 
3 Eggs 
Coriander leaves for garnishing 

Method :

Cook the rice using 2 cups of water and keep aside.

Grind the tomatoes into fine paste and keep aside.

Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds followed by green chillies.

Add finely chopped onion and saute till translucent.

Add finely chopped cabbage and cook it along with onion for a minute.

Now add the ground tomato paste and mix well.

Add the masala powders ( turmeric, chilli, coriander and cumin ) along with the required amount of salt and mix well.

Cover and cook in a low flame till the cabbage gets cooked and the raw taste of tomatoes goes off.

Now add the eggs and scramble along with the masala.

Cook it for couple of minutes and add the cooked rice.

Adjust salt and mix well so that the masala gets evenly coated with the rice.

Simmer the flame and cook it for a minute.

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

Serving Options :

Serve hot with Potato chips or Potato fry.