How to make Mixed Vegetable Tamarind Rice -

Mixed vegetables make this popular South Indian tamarind rice healthy as well as tasty.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Rice (चावल), Tamarind pulp (इमली का पल्प )

Cuisine : TamilNadu

Course : Rice

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Mixed Vegetable Tamarind Rice

Mixed Vegetable Tamarind Rice Recipe Card


Hindi: chawal
How many times have we thought rice is a blessing? We use it for holy purposes but we also can pressure up a quick pulao or khichdi when hunger pangs are drumming away! This is one grain that is about 98% percent digestible. In India we are familiar with Basmati, Patna or brown rice but it is also available as Italian Rice and Glutinous Rice which is popular in Chinese and Japanese cuisines.

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Mixed Vegetable Tamarind Rice Recipe

  • Rice soaked 1 1/4 cups

  • Tamarind pulp 3 tablespoons

  • Green peas shelled and boiled 1/4 cup

  • French beans boiled 1/2 inch diamond 10-12

  • Carrots bolied 1/2 inch cubes 2 small

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Asafoetida a pinch

  • Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Split black gram skinless (dhuli urad dal) 2 tablespoons

  • Split Bengal gram (chana dal) 2 tablespoons

  • Whole dry red chillies 4

  • Curry leaves 10-12

  • Roasted peanuts 1/4 cup

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cauliflower boiled cut into small florets 1/4 medium

  • Ginger chopped 1 inch piece

  • Sesame seeds (til) 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Boil four cups of water in a deep pan. Add soaked rice, salt and cook till the rice is just done. Drain excess water and set rice aside. Heat two tablespoons oil and add asafoetida, mustard seeds, dhuli urad dal and chana dal. When the seeds crackle, add two whole red chillies, curry leaves, peanuts and sauté for a minute.

Step 2

Add boiled carrots, cauliflower, peas and French beans. Toss and sauté for two minutes. Add turmeric powder, tamarind pulp and mix. Add chopped ginger and sauté for a minute.

Step 3

Dry roast sesame seeds. Cool and crush coarsely with two whole red chillies. Add cooked rice to the vegetables. Sprinkle the dry masala on top and mix gently. Serve hot.

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