2 cups basmathi rice
1/2 cup tamarind juice
salt to taste
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp jaggery powder
a pinch of asafoetida
1 tsp methi
1 tsp mustard
1 tsp channa dal
6 red chilly
100 gms oil(as needed)
a bunch of curry leaves
1/2 cup peanuts
Cook the rice and spread on a plate. keep aside.
Heat the pan add asafoetida,methi dry fry (without oil) for a minute.
Grind this into a fine powder. Set aside.
To the tamarind juice add salt, turmeric powder, jaggery, ground powder of methi and asafoetida(hing)
Fry mustard, red chillies, channa dal, peanuts and curry leaves in oil.
Pour into the tamarind juice mixture.
Boil tamarind juice till it reaches thick gravy form and until oil comes out with good flavour.
Add cooked tamarind gravy to the rice.
Pour in 1 tsp. of oil, if needed. Mix well and serve.