Recipe learnt from Husband. An Andhra delicacy :)
Once you have cooked rice ready, this dish could be made in 10 mins flat.
Rice - 1 cup
Tamarind - 1 big lemon sized
Mustard - 1 sp
Gram Dal/Channa Dal - 1 heaped sp
Turmeric - 1 heaped sp
Hing - 1 sp,
Red Chilli - 6
Groundnuts - 1Tbsp
Cashews - 1 Tbsp
Curry Leaves - 1 String
Cook the rice grainy.
Make thick pulp out of tamarind.
In little oil, fry mustard, once it splutters add gram dal,cashews, Groundnuts and fry for a minute or till brown.
Finally add red chillis,turmeric,hing,curry leaves and saute for few seconds
Add tamarind pulp,simmer, once it comes to a boil switch off.
Add this to rice, add salt and pour few spoons of oil and mix thoroughly.
Now enjoy !
--This tastes best when it sets for few hours.
--We love adding lot of turmeric that makes it more yellow, one can reduce the turmeric if its not prefered.