Seeing Red In Tomato Fried Rice

Tomato Fried Rice

A variation of an Indian cuisine, a fusion of East with Oriental.


  • Rice: 1 cup, washed and cooked
  • Butter: 2 tbsp
  • Ginger: 1cm, chopped
  • Red onion: 1 small, chopped
  • Chilli powder: 2 tsp
  • Tomatoes: 1, diced
  • Leeks: 1 stalk, halved and sliced diagonally
  • Salt: 2 tsp
  • Garam Masala: 1 tsp
  • Chinese parsley: 1 stalk, chopped


  1. Leave cooked rice overnight.
  2. Heat butter in pan. Saute ginger and onion.
  3. Add chilli, tomato and leeks and saute till softened.
  4. Add rice and salt and mix with ingredients.
  5. Add Garam Masala to rice and mix well.
  6. Garnish with parsley to serve.

  • It says in the cookbook to stir half of the salt into the rice before the frying so that the taste can be better distributed throughout.
  • The Garam Masala powder can be easily purchased off the shelves in the supermarkets.

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