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A popular South Indian dish with robust tomato flavor

Indian Tomato Rice

35 minutes 15 minutes active

Rinsing the rice removed excess starch and was an essential first step; be sure to rinse it until the water runs clear. We preferred brown or black mustard seeds for their pungency; if you substitute yellow mustard seeds, increase the volume to 1½ teaspoons. Serrano chilies can be used in place of bird’s eye chilies, also called Thai bird or Thai chilies. If your pan does not have a tight-fitting lid, cover it with foil before putting the lid in place.

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