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Category: Rice

 Ingredients List

  • 400 g Rice
  • Salt to taste
  • 50 g Tamarind
  • 200 ml Or more water
  • 50 g Urad dal
  • 50 g Chana dal
  • 20 g Red chillies
  • 150 ml Mustard oil
  • 1 ts Asafoetida; (5 g)
  • A pinch of mustard seeds
  • A few peppercorns
  • A pinch of turmeric powder
  • 1 Green chilli
  • A small piece of ginger;
  • -julienned
  • A few sprigs curry leaves;
  • -chopped


COOK the rice with salt to taste, till just done and cool.

Soak tamarind in 200 ml. water and extract the pulp. Roast urad dal, chana
dal and red chillies separately and grind to a coarse powder.

Heat oil. Add asafoetida, mustard seeds, peppercorns, turmeric powder,
green chillies, ginger and curry leaves. When the mustard seeds crackle,
add tamarind pulp, powdered masala and salt to taste. Cook till all the
water evaporates and the mixture thickens.

Add the tamarind masala to the rice and mix well till the rice is well
coated with the masala. Cover and serve hot. Garnish the rice with fried
cashewnuts or groundnuts.

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