Green Tomato Tamarind Rice - SK Khazana

You can make this with leftover rice too – it is so very delicious that you will want to make it again and again This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Green Tomato Tamarind Rice - SK Khazana

Main Ingredients Basmati rice, Green tomatoes
Cuisine Indian,Fusion
Course Rice
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Tangy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Green Tomato Tamarind Rice - SK Khazana

  • 3 cups Basmati rice boiled
  • 6 small Green tomatoes
  • 5 tablespoons Tamarind juice
  • 3 tablespoons Ghee
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Asafoetida
  • 10-12 Curry leaves
  • 1 teaspoon Split skinless black gram (dhuli urad dal)
  • 3-4 Green chillies slit
  • 1 inch Ginger finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Split Bengal gram (chana dal)
  • 2 tablespoons Raw peanuts crushed
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh coriander leaves chopped


  1. Discard the eye of the tomatoes and cut them into wedges. Set aside.
  2. Heat ghee in a wide pan, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, asafoetida and curry leaves, mix and saute for a few seconds.
  3. Add split black grams, green chillies, ginger, split Bengal gram and peanuts, mix and saute for 1 minute.
  4. Add green tomato wedges and salt, mix well. cover and cook till tomatoes soften.
  5. Add ¼ cup water and mix well. Add Tata Sampann Turmeric Powder and mix well.
  6. Add tamarind juice and mix well. Add cooked basmati rice and mix well.
  7. Add salt and coriander leaves and toss well. Take the pan off the heat.
  8. Transfer on to a serving plate, garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.