Tri coloured rice

Tri coloured rice is made with tomato rice, spinach rice and plain rice. Try this mouthwatering rice dish and enjoy. Happy Republic Day!!!!


  • Tomatoes - 2 (blanched and ground to a thick puree)
  • Cooked rice - 1 cup
  • Red chilli powder - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Cooking oil or ghee - 2 tablespoons
  • Garam masala powder - 1 teaspoon
  • Salt to taste
  • Cooked rice (plain) - 1 cup
  • Spinach or palak - 1 bunch (medium sized)
  • Onion - 1 (chopped finely)
  • Cooking oil or ghee - 2 tablespoons
  • Ginger-garlic paste - 1 teaspoon
  • Garam masala - 1 teaspoon
  • Chopped coriander leaves - 2 tablespoons
  • Chopped pudina leaves - 2 tablespoons
  • Green chillies - 3 to 4
  • Salt to taste
  • Lemon juice - 1 teaspoon


Step 1

HOW TO MAKE TOMATO RICE Heat ghee in a heavy bottomed pan. Add tomato puree, salt, red chilli powder and garam masala powder.

Step 2

Saute the mixture for 2 to 3 minutes on a medium flame.

Step 3

Add cooked rice and mix well.

Step 4

Tomato rice is ready to be served

Step 5

HOW TO MAKE SPINACH OR PALAK RICE Wash spinach leaves, coriander leaves and pudina leaves thoroughly.

Step 6

Blanch the spinach leaves. Grind the blanched spinach leaves, coriander leaves and green chillies and make a puree. Keep aside (spinach puree)

Step 7

Heat ghee or oil in a pan. Add ginger-garlic paste and onions and saute till the onions become translucent.

Step 8

Add spinach puree and cook for another 6-7 minutes on a low flame.

Step 9

Add salt and mix well. Now add the cooked rice and combine together.

Step 10

Sprinkle lemon juice well and mix well. Spinach or palak rice is ready to be served.

Step 11

Now arrange the tomato rice, plain steamed rice and spinach rice in a tricolour and serve. IMG_3192

2 Responses to Tri coloured rice

  1. Mina Joshi says:

    Love your creation for Republic day.

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