Tamarind Rice

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Rated : 4 Stars
Nutrition facts:

240 calories calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Tamarind Rice is a delicious South Indian lunch recipe.The unique blend of the tangy and spicy flavours makes this recipe loved by people of all age groups.

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How to Make Tamarind Rice

  • Wash and keep rice in pressure cooker and add a drop of sesame oil.
  • Add 2 cups of water to it and cook it for 20 mins.
  • Once it is cooked, allow it to cool it by spreading in a wide plate.
  • Prepare tamarind paste by soaking in hot water.
  • Add a tsp of oil in a pan or kadai and fry red chillies, fenugreek seeds, curry leaves, sesame seeds, ground nuts, black pepper, cumin seeds. Grind them to a powder.
  • Add 1 tbsp of ghee, 4 tbsps of oil, splutter mustard, red chillies, curry leaves, black gram dal, Bengal gram, cashew nuts, tamarind paste, asafoetida and finally the powder.
  • Mix them well. Mix the content to the boiled rice.
  • Garnish with fried cashew nuts.
  • Hot and tasty tamarind rice is ready to be served.
  • It can be served with chips.