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Tamarind Rice Andhra Style Recipe

Tamarind Rice Andhra Style Ingredients:

Tamarind Rice Andhra Style Recipe

  • Rice — 3 cups
  • Tamarind Extract — 5 tbsp.
  • Split Bengal Gram — 2 tbsp.
  • Peanuts — 0.5 cup
  • Mustard Seeds — 0.5 tsp.
  • Dried Red Chile — 5
  • Green Chile — 4
  • Black Pepper Corns — 8
  • Turmeric Powder — 0.5 tsp.
  • Oil — 0.5 cup
  • Water — 5 cups
  • Coriander Leaves — 1 bunch
  • Curry Leaves — 20
  • Sesame Seeds — 1 tbsp. (powdered)
  • Asafoetida — 0.5 tsp.
  • Salt to taste.

How to make Tamarind Rice Andhra Style:

  • In a large bowl, add water and rice and cook until well done.
  • Remove from heat and in a wide, large bowl spread out the rice.
  • Add turmeric, half of the curry leaves and three tablespoons of oil to the rice and mix thoroughly.
  • Keep it aside. Meanwhile in a skillet, heat remaining oil on lowheat.
  • To this add black mustard seeds, split bengal gram, red chile, pepper corns and peanuts.
  • When the bengal gram turns light brown, add coriander leaves,remaining curry leaves,
  • asafoetida, sliced green chiles and tamarind extract.
  • Stir well. Remove from heat. Now add salt and sesame seed powder to the skillet and add it all to the bowl containing rice.
  • Mix thoroughly. Serve with Verusanagapappu
  • Pacchadi or plain yoghurt.