Tamarind Rice | How to make Tamarind Rice

By Bindiya Sharma  |  6th Aug 2015  |  
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About Tamarind Rice Recipe

The spicy tamarind rice is very popular in Tamil Nadu and tastes simply delicious.

Tamarind Rice is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Tamarind Rice in your kitchen. This recipe requires few minutes for preparation and 20 minutes to cook. The Tamarind Rice by Bindiya Sharma has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Tamarind Rice at home without any difficulty. Tamarind Rice is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Tamarind Rice would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Tamarind Rice this weekend. Share your Tamarind Rice cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Bindiya Sharma for inputs. In case you have any queries for Tamarind Rice you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Bindiya Sharma. You can also rate the Tamarind Rice and give feedback.

Tamarind Rice

Ingredients to make Tamarind Rice

  • For the rice masala : 2 dry red chillies
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sesame seeds
  • 1 teaspoon chana dal
  • 1 teaspoon urad dal
  • 1 teaspoon coriander seeds
  • For the rice : 2 tablespoons peanuts
  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon chana dal
  • 1/2 teaspoon urad dal
  • 1/2 cup tamarind(Imli) pulp
  • 10-12 curry leaves
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • pinch of asafoetida(hing)

How to make Tamarind Rice

  1. First we will prepare the rice masala:-Heat a small pan and add dry red chillies, sesame seeds, chana dal, urad dal and coriander seeds and roast until golden brown.
  2. Remove from heat and let it cool down.Now grind the masala in a grinder.The masala powder is ready.
  3. Heat a deep pan and add coconut oil.Add peanuts,curry leaves,hing,chana dal,urad dal and turmeric powder.Mix for 2-3 minutes on medium flame.
  4. Now add tamarind pulp and salt and add the masala powder and rice.Toss well and serve hot.

Reviews for Tamarind Rice (4)

Zeenath Amaanullaha year ago

i luv dis yaar..:blush::blush::blush:

uma mahendrakara year ago


Maisha Kukreja2 years ago

superb! :D

seetha krishnan2 years ago

Til oil tastes better for tamarind rice and not coconut oil as u have mentioned. Rest fine!!!