Plain Tamarind Rice

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Total Time:
25-40 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Basmati Rice - 2 cups
  • Tamarind - 25 gms
  • Red Chillies - 4
  • Hing - 1/4 tsp
  • Turmeric Powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Oil - 2 tbsp
  • Mustard Seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Urad Dal - 1 tsp
  • Channa Dal - 2 tsp
  • Salt - to taste
  • Curry Leaves - to garnish

How to Make Plain Tamarind Rice

  • Cook rice with salt. Cool. Take thick tamarind juice.
  • Heat 1 tbsp oil in a sauce pan. Add divided red chillies. When fried, add the tamarind juice.
  • Add turmeric and hing. Boil until it becomes a liquid paste.
  • Heat the remainder oil in a frying pan and add mustard seeds. When they pop up, add the urad dal, channa dal and fry until golden.
  • Add this to the rice.
  • Add the tamarind paste and mix uniformly.
  • Garnish with curry leaves.