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blend of many spices mixed in tamarind paste and rice

Recipe by sneha of Abu Dhabi, AE

a good rice dish ideal to make during pooja it doesnt contain onion or garlic.the highlight of this rice lies in the blend of sesame,methi and peanuts.

Ingredients vegetarian 1 servings

    • 1 cup Raw rice
    • 1 tsp dhaniya
    • 1 tsp methi seeds
    • 1 tsp jeera
    • 1 tsp channa dal
    • 1/2 tsp sesame seeds
    • 2 tsp peanuts
    • 2-3 tsp garted coconut
    • 2 tbsp tamarind pulp
    • 6-7 white red chillies
    • few curry leaves
    • 1 tsp mustard sees
    • 3 tbsp gingely oil
    • 1/2 tsp turmeric
    • 2 pinches of hing


    1. Dry roast jeera, dhaniya, methi,1 tsp of peanuts,sesame,3-4 red chillies and grated coconut one by one till u get the aroma of each ingredient.
    2. grind to powder and keep aside
    3. cook rice, drain and keep aside by spreading to cool.
    4. heat oil, splutter mustard seeds,remaining peanuts,channa dhal,curry leaves,remaining red chillies.
    5. add the tamarind pulp and allow to boil till oil floats adding the turmeric powder and hing.
    6. stir the cooked rice into it and add salt to taste.


    Mr Shah

    I think you forgot to mentioned when to add the grinded powder. nice recipe, thanks


    Thankyou for saying. I already know this but wanted to know for everybody.



    hing is always added at the end before turning off to retain it's smell and flavour


    when to add hing, let me know!



    add 1 tsp of black pepper to the whole spice ingredients while roasting and then grind