Tamarind rice


Cooked Rice   -4 cups

Sesame oil/ Vegetable oil  – 4 tsp

Mustard seeds   – 1 tsp

Channa dal     – 1 tsp

Asafoetida      –  2 pinch

Dry red chilli     – 4 nos

Curry leaves

Pea nut     – 1/2 cup

Turmeric powder – 1 tsp

Tamarind  – big lemon size

To fry and powder
Red chilli  – 5 nos
Channa dal  -2 tsp
Coriander seeds – 2 tsp
Fenugreek seeds – 1/4 tsp
Sesame seeds   – 1 tsp

Soak tamarind in water and extract a thick juice to not  more than 2 cups . Fry and powder the ingredients as above.

Mix sesame oil and powder to the cooked rice.

Heat sesame oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds, chana dal, asafoetida, red chilli, peanuts, curry leaves and fry for 2 minutes. Now add tamarind extract, turmeric powder, and salt. Boil this. once boiled, add cooked rice mixed with sesame oil and powder.  Yummy tamarind rice ready.

Optional – Add 2 tsp jaggery syrup and 2 tbsp powdered roasted coconut to enhance flavour.

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