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

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 Muhammad Amaanullah3 years ago

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

uma mahendrakar3 years ago


Maisha Kukreja3 years ago

superb! :D

seetha krishnan4 years ago

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

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