Hot Tamarind Rice

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Rated : 5 Stars
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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How to Make Hot Tamarind Rice

  • Soak the tamarind in water for an hour and extract the juice (or use ready canned/ bottled tamarind pulp).
  • Boil the rice in water till cooked and set aside to cook.
  • Dry roast the sesame, coriander seeds and grind to a powder.
  • Heat the ghee, fry the coriander and pepper seeds. Grind to a paste.
  • Heat a saucepan with 2 tbsp oil and add all the seasoning items, nuts and daals.
  • Fry for a minute on low, don't burn the dals.
  • Add the extract and let it boil till the tamarind cooks well.
  • Add the ground powder with salt and cook to semi-liquid state.
  • Set aside to cool.
  • Now, while mixing the rice and gravy, add the additional flavour paste to the rice.
  • Add as much gravy as you need and mix gently with a tbsp of oil/butter/ghee. Adjust the gravy to taste.