Saute one clove garlic in 1 tbsp oil for about 1 minute. Add green bell pepper and cook for an additional 2 minutes. Add cilantro and tomotoes. Stir, and set aside. Heat remaining oil in a saucepan
over medium heat. Saute onion and remaining garlic for about 2 minutes. Add spices and combine thoroughly. Stir in the rice, and then pour in boiling water. Stir and cover, simmering for 10 to 15 minutes or until water is absorbed and rice is tender. Remove from heat, and top rice with cooked tomato and pepper mixture. Cover and let it sit for 5 minutes. Makes about 3 servings.