This is one of my favorite go-to dishes. It’s very simple to make and transforms plain rice into a dish that’s much more flavorful!


  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 2 cups rice
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 medium tomatoes
  • 2 tsp salt


  1. On medium heat, add oil to pan then add garlic and onion. Stirring continuously for 1 minute. Add rice, cook for about 8 minutes.
  2. In a blender, make the sauce by adding 2 cups of water and tomatoes.
  3. Add sauce to rice then bring to a boil. Add salt.
  4. When boiling, reduce heat & cover for 20 minutes. Enjoy!