South Indian Stir Fry Rice


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This tongue-tickling rice treat is prepared with readily-available ingredients, but has an unforgettable flavour and pleasing texture.

The key ingredients, which endow this South Indian Stir-Fry Rice with such irresistibility, are sesame seeds and peanuts. These ingredients are perfectly complementary to the rustic tanginess of tamarind, and together, they make this stir-fried rice recipe a perfect winner!

Eat with Cucumber Pachadi if you wish to mellow down the spicy flavours.

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South Indian Stir Fry Rice recipe - How to make South Indian Stir Fry Rice

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  1. Heat a small non-stick pan, dry roast the peanuts on a medium flame for 3 minutes. Deskin and keep aside.
  2. Heat the same small non-stick pan, add the sesame seeds and dry roast on a slow flame for 2 minutes.
  3. Combine the peanuts and sesame seeds in a mixer and blend to coarse powder. Keep aside.
  4. Heat the oil deep non-stick pan, add the urad dal and mustard seeds and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  5. Add the dry kashmiri red chillies, curry leaves and asafoetida and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  6. Add the rice, coconut, turmeric powder, tamarind pulp, malagapodi powder, sesame-peanut powder and salt, mix gently and cook on a medium flame for 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  7. Serve immediately.

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South Indian Rice
 on 28 Dec 10 11:11 PM

Nutty and Luscious! Loved it. the flavours are blended beautifully!