Poha tamarind rice | How to make Poha tamarind rice

By Sree Vaishnavi  |  30th Jan 2018  |  
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About Poha tamarind rice Recipe

This dish is inspired by the south Indian pulihora or lemon rice, so instead of rice, I have made this using poha or flattened rice.

Poha tamarind rice, a mouth-watering delicacy which no one can resist. Most people try this amazing dish at restaurants, but with this recipe you can easily make it at home with the same taste. This super quick and easy recipe is written by RJ Sree. Poha tamarind rice is a dish which demands no explanations, it's a whole world of flavour in itself. Poha tamarind rice is a very simple and easy recipe to prepare. The time required to make this recipe is not very much, but the delicious taste it renders is just remarkable. This recipe of Poha tamarind rice by RJ Sree is perfect to serve 2 people. Even beginners can also try this recipe. The recipe is explained step by step with pictures that it becomes very easy to understand each and every step, which actually turns out to be very useful. So, the next time you have a get together, night party, kitty party or any other occasion don't forget to try out the absolutely amazing Poha tamarind rice.

Poha tamarind rice

Ingredients to make Poha tamarind rice

  • Poha/aval/flattened rice -1 cup
  • turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
  • tamarind paste -1 tsp
  • salt as needed
  • oil - 2 tsp
  • mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • asafoetida/hing - a generous pinch
  • Bengal gram dal/kadalai paruppu - 2 tsp
  • Red chillies -2
  • green chillies -1
  • ginger
  • Roasted peanuts -2-3 tbsp
  • curry leaves - few

How to make Poha tamarind rice

  1. Wash aval/poha twice and drain the water completely. Add turmeric powder, thick tamarind extract (very less) or tamarind paste, little salt and mix it well. Keep it aside. In the meantime we will prepare the seasoning.
  2. Heat oil in a kadai, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add hing, channa dal, red chillies, green chillies, peanuts, salt needed and curry leaves.
  3. When dal turns golden brown, fluff poha and add to it. Mix well, check for salt and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Switch off the flame and serve with potato chips or papads or vadams.

My Tip:

serve with potato chips or papads or vadams.

Reviews for Poha tamarind rice (1)

Shelly Sharma10 months ago

Would love to try this.

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