Instant Tamarind Rice

Tamarind Rice have different varieties. The traditional Tamarind Rice can be made either as instant rice or using Pulikaichal. 

Ingredients to make Instant Tamarind Rice: 
Cooked Rice - 2 cups
Gingely Oil - 1/4 cup
Mustard - 1/2 tsp
Bengal Gram Dal - 2 tbsp
Ground nuts - 2 to 3 tbsp
Cashewnuts - 10 to 12 nos
Curry Leaves - 1/4 cup
Red chillies - 2 to 4 nos
Tamarind Paste - 6 tbsp
Multi purpose Powder - 3 to 4 tbsp
Powdered Salt - To taste

Method to make Instant Tamarind Rice:
Add 1 tbsp of gingely oil in a pan and when hot add the mustard seeds. When it splutters add it to the rice spread on a flat bowl. Mix well without damaging the rice. Add oil again in pan and fry the Bengal Gram, Ground nuts, cashew nuts, Red chillies and curry leaves to it. After sauteing it for a few minutes add the tamarind paste and bring it to a boil. Add Multipurpose powder and mix well. Add it to the rice and  add salt to it. Mix well without damaging the rice. Instant Tamarind rice is ready.


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