Hulianna / Tamarind Rice with Ground Masala
- Cooked Rice – 3 cups
- Tamarind – 2 lemon sized balls
- Warm Water --1-1/2 cup's to soak the tamarind .
- Salt to taste
To Roast n grind to a fine powder
- Oil -2 tsp
- Coriander seeds – 1 tblsp
- Chana dhal – 1 tblsp
- Urad dhal– 2 tsp
- Cumin seeds– 1 tsp
- Methi seeds – 1/2 tsp
- Hing /Asafoetida – a small piece
- Red chillies – 4
- Oil- 1 tsp
- Groundnuts 2 tblsp
- Oil --1 tblsp
- Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
- Curry leaves – 2 sprig's
- Dry Red Chilly - 2 , broken
- Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
Soak tamarind in warm water and squeeze 1 cup thick pulp..
In a pan add oil n roast coriander seeds, chana dhal ,Urid Dhal ,Cumin seeds, hing, red chilles n methi seeds till golden color . Cool it .
Grind the roasted ingredients to a fine powder.
In a kadai add a tsp of oil n roast groundnuts . Remove it n peel the skin .
In a kadai add oil n splutter mustard seeds, add broken dry red chillies n curry leaves stir for few seconds . Add the tamarind pulp , salt , turmeric powder n cook for a minute or two . Add roasted groundnuts, cooked rice, ground masala powder n mix gently ,so the rice grains wont break .
Serve hot .