Tasty Tamarind Rice

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • Rice - 2 cups
  • Water - 4 cups
  • Channa dal - 3 tbsp
  • Urad dal - 2 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds - 2 tsps
  • Sesame seeds - 3 tbsp
  • Tamarind pulp - 1/4 cup
  • Sugar -2tsp
  • Oil - 1 cup
  • Butter - 3tsp
  • Green chillies - 6
  • Ginger - 1 small piece
  • Whole red chillies - 6
  • Peanuts - 1/4 cup
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Tasty Tamarind Rice

  • Wash the rice, add water and cook till done.
  • Add salt to taste, sugar and turmeric powder to tamarind pulp. Heat in a pan on low flame till a nice paste is formed.
  • Add tamarind paste to cooked rice.
  • Grind 1 tsp mustard seeds and sesame seeds to a thick paste.
  • Chop ginger and green chillies finely.
  • Heat oil and add red chillies, 1 tsp mustard seeds, channa dal, urad dal and peanuts. Saute for 2-3 mins till dals turn brown.
  • Add chopped ginger and chillies. Stir-fry for a minute.
  • Add paste of mustard seeds and sesame seeds.
  • Then add all these to rice with butter. Mix well and serve.

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