Quick Tamarind Rice

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Rated 3 based on 100 votes
Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Quick Tamarind Rice

  • Wash and soak the rice for 20 minutes.
  • Cook the rice in sufficient water with salt.
  • Drain out the water when the rice is three-fourth done and each grain is separate.
  • Spread the rice in a large plate and allow it to cool.
  • Roast red chillies, coriander seeds, sesame seeds and cumin seeds on a low flame till aromatic.
  • Dry grind them.
  • Boil the tamarind in two cups water with a dash of salt for about 10-15 minutes and extract the juice.
  • For seasoning:
  • Heat oil in a kadai.
  • Add mustard seeds and split gram dal.
  • When they splutter add asafoetida powder, halved red chillies, peanuts and curry leaves. Fry for few seconds.
  • Add the tamarind juice, powdered spices and mix well.
  • Cook for 2-3 minutes till oil separates and gradually add it to the cooked rice.
  • Mix gently and serve hot.