Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Tamarind Bath

1.Basmati rice 1 cup
2.Tamarind big lime size
3.Red chillies 2
4.Coriander seeds 1 tsp
5.Fenugreek 1/2 tsp
6.Pepper 1/2 tsp
7.Asafoetida little
8.Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
9.salt and oil as required
10.curry leaves few

1.Cook rice and allow it to cool.
2.Soak tamarind in two cups of water.
Extract juice from it.Strain and keep aside.
3.Heat little oil in a kadai and fry broken red chillies.
Add tamarind pulp,asafoetida and turmeric powder.
Stir well till the pulp becomes thick.
Add powdered pepper and salt.
4.Reduce the fire.
Fry fenugreek and coriander seeds in little oil and powder it.
Add to the cooked rice and mix well. Fry curry leaves and spread over the rice.

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