Thursday, December 9, 2010

Left over spl - Tamarind Rice

I had some left over rice sitting in my kitchen.Used my grand ma's method and prepared this tamarind rice.It tastes heavenly than the one which we prepare instatantly.The reason is ,tamarind juice is marinated with the left over rice overnight .This makes the rice to absorb the flavors well.So no worries, if u have so much rice left over .


Ingredients:
1.Tamarind Juice             -            1/4 cup
2.Turmeric Pwdr             -             1 tsp
3.Salt                               -              to taste

For Tempering:
1.Mustard seeds               -              1/2 tsp
2.Urad dal                        -               1/2 tp
3.Chana dal                      -                1 tsp
4.Methi seeds                   -                1/4 tsp
5.Hing                               -                a pinch
6.Curry leaves                   -                1 spring

Method:
* Take thick juice from tamarind.
* Add tamarind juice ,turmeric pwdr to the rice and marinate overnight.
* Take a pan, add oil,splutter with all the ingredients under 'For tempering'.
* Dump in the marinated rice to the tadka ad mix well.
* Adjust salt to taste.
* Serve with any deep fry.
Note:
Dont add too much water to the tamarind juice,it will make the rice watery.Take a thick paste.

13 comments:

Shanavi said...

simple as well as good meesai ..haha..

Swathi said...

Savitha,

Tamarind rice with leftover rice wonderful. I like the idea. Mustache chili looks cute.

Torviewtoronto said...

delicious rice and colour

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

hey, that does sound simple and savory :)

Saras said...

Smiley face ah.....

Kurinji said...

easy n simple...

Anonymous said...

Hi,

nice and simple receipe.

Priya said...

We do the same with leftover rice too...love it..

Priya Sreeram said...

aaha- supera irukku, have never heard this--- am sure trying this !

Suja Sugathan said...

Easy and simple rice..so yummy

Pushpa said...

So yummy and comfort food.Looks lovely.

Vandana Rajesh said...

Nice way to use the leftover rice..I too do the same or else they get turned into lime rice/fried rice.

Akila said...

wow simple and yummy dear... and your blog looks nice...

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