Easy Tamarind Rice

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Total Time:
1.25 hours
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • Rice - 1/2 kg
  • Skinless black gram dal - 1 tbsp
  • Bengal gram dal - 1 tbsp
  • Dry Red chillies - 5
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tbsp
  • Tamarind - 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric - 1 tbsp
  • Curry leaves - 1 tbsp
  • Oil for frying
  • safoetida - A pinch
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Easy Tamarind Rice

  • First, cook the rice with turmeric, salt and one tbsp oil.
  • Soak the tamarind for 1/2 an hour and grind it into a paste.
  • Take a pan and heat the oil.
  • To the oil, add dry red chillies, mustard seeds, Bengal gram dal, black gram dal, turmeric and asafoetida.
  • When the mustard seeds crackle, add the tamarind paste to this mix.
  • Fry it for 2 minutes.
  • When it turns dry, switch off the flame and add it to the rice.
  • Stir well and serve it hot.