Tamarind Rice Recipe

Tamarind Rice Recipe
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Oh! My mouth starts watering at the mention of it. This delectable spicy sour rice can give a boost to your appetite any time any day. The refreshing aroma of mustard, curry leaves, fenugreek and asafoetida will never fail to reach you even if you are at the farthest corner of the house.
Tamarind Rice Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 9.2 / 10 (24 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 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.