Tamarind Rice
Tamarind Rice

Ingredients:

• Tamarind – Lemon sized
• 1 cup – raw Rice
• 8 – Red Chillies
• 2 tbsp – Fenugreek
• 1 tbsp – sesame seeds
• 1 tbsp – black gram dal
• 1 tbsp – Bengal Gram
• 1 tsp – mustard
• 1 tsp – black pepper
• 1 tsp – cumin
• Curry leaves
• 1/2 tsp – Turmeric powder
• 4 – Cashew nuts
• 1 tbsp – ground nuts
• pinch – Asafoetida
• salt to taste
• 5 tbsp – gingili oil or sesame oil
• 1 tbsp – Ghee

Method:

  1. Wash and keep rice in pressure cooker and add a drop of sesame oil.
  2. Add 2 cups of water to it and cook it for 20 mins.
  3. Once it is cooked, allow it to cool it by spreading in a wide plate.
  4. Prepare tamarind paste by soaking in hot water.
  5. Add a tsp of oil in a pan or kadai and fry red chillies, fenugreek seeds, curry leaves, sesame seeds, ground nuts, black pepper, cumin seeds. Grind them to a powder.
  6. Add 1 tbsp of ghee, 4 tbsps of oil, splutter mustard, red chillies, curry leaves, black gram dal, Bengal gram, cashew nuts, tamarind paste, asafoetida and finally the powder.
  7. Mix them well. Mix the content to the boiled rice.
  8. Garnish with fried cashew nuts.
  9. Hot and tasty tamarind rice is ready to be served.
  10. It can be served with chips.