Tamarind Rice

Ingredients :
1.5 cup rice
Extract of 1 lemon size tamarind
2 dry red chilies
1 tbsp peanut
1 tsp channa daal
1 tsp urad daal
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp mustard seeds
5-6 curry leaves
Pinch of hing
Salt to taste
2 tsp oil

Method to cook :
Boil enough water in a wok.
Add rice to it when water starts boiling. Boil on low flame till rice is almost cooked.
Switch off the flame and drain the excess water.
Mix salt with tamarind juice and mix the same to rice.
Heat oil for tempering. Add hing, mustard and cumin seeds. Add channa daal , urad daal and peanut. Cook till oil peanut turns brown. Add dry red chilies and curry leaves and pour the tadka to the rice and mix well.
Heat the vessel on low flame for 2-3 minutes till tamarind is well absorbed by the rice.
Serve with papad, pickle and curd.

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