Tamarind Rice Recipe

Tamarind Rice Recipe

Tamarind Rice is a delicious South Indian recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Imli Rice by following this easy recipe.
Tamarind Rice Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 9.2 / 10 (23 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.

Ingredients:
  • 3 cups Rice
  • 1 cup (100 gms) Tamarind
  • 1/4 cup Chana dal (soaked)
  • 1 tsp Urad Dal (soaked)
  • 1/4 cup Peanuts
  • 2 tsp Turmeric
  • 2 tbsp Mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp Jeera
  • 1 tsp Hing
  • 1 small bunch of Curry leaves
  • 5 Red chilies
  • 2 Green chilies
  • 1/2 cup Oil
  • Salt
How to make Tamarind Rice:
  • Soak tamarind in water and extract thick juice out of it.
  • Cook rice, add salt and a little oil and mix it well. Keep it separately.
  • Now in a frying pan, take tamarind extract, add salt, turmeric in it and cook until it thickens.
  • Add this cooked tamarind extract (according to taste) into the rice and mix well.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add chana dal, green chilies, urad dal, peanuts, red chilies, curry leaves, mustard, jeera and hing and fry.
  • As the ingredients turns brown and the mustard starts to splutter, mix all these to the above prepared rice.
  • Now Tamarind Rice is ready.


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