Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Tamarind Rice

Time 10 min
Cooked Basmati rice 1 cup
Tamarind 2 tbsp
Red chili 1 big or 2 small
Groundnuts 1 tbsp
Grated ginger 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves 3-4
Cumin seeds 1/4 tsp
Mustard seeds 1/4 tsp
Pinch of asafoetida
Ghee 1 tbsp
Salt to taste

Cook rice with salt and ghee in pressure cooker till it is cooked completely. (remember to add less water so that rice will be dry). Allow it to cool. 
Soak tamarind and red chili in water for 1/2 hr. Then grind in mixer by adding 1-2 tbsp water. 
Heat ghee in thick bottom non stick sauce pan. Then add cumin seeds, mustard seeds, pinch of asafoetida, groundnuts and curry leaves. After mustard seeds pops out, add ginger and tamarind paste. Saute for 1-2 minutes. Then add cooked rice and little salt. Mix well. Simmer on low flame for 2-3 min. Serve hot.


  1. Tempting .............:)
    Nice Collection

  2. It is a informative post , thanks for sharing

  3. looks awesome. have you tried adding things like black beans or avacado to change things up a bit? i talk about a little bit in my blog


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